Vladimir Putin decorated Aras Agalarov with the Order of Order

Vladimir Putin decorated Aras Agalarov with the Order of Order
29.10.2013
The award ceremony of Russia’s outstanding citizens, including Aras Agalarov, President of Crocus Group, was held in Kremlin.

The Kremlin ceremony was attended by fifty Russian citizens, who made a significant progress in various fields.

“Today, we welcome prominent leaders of science, culture, art, industry, healthcare and education, diplomats and law-enforcement officers and entrepreneurs who have demonstrated high performance and social responsibility standards. I wish to thank you so much for your work and contribution to the development of this country,” Vladimir Putin said.

Vladimir Putin emphasized the role of the senior citizens who set the pattern for their professional duty, honesty, commitment and mission.
Aras Agalarov, Margarita Terekhova and Vladimir Fedoseyev, artistic director and chief conductor of the Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra of Moscow Radio, were decorated with the Order of Honour. The Order of Friendship was awarded to singer Edita Piekha and actor Vladimir Vinokur.

Aras Agalarov performed a successful construction of Far East University campus on Russky Island, which hosted the APEC Russia 2012. The construction was completed within the shortest period of time by global standards. Crocus Group is an active driver of economic development in the Moscow Region, in particular, within the Pavshinskaya Poima.