The President awarded the state prize loyal to the Motherland and their work

In Russia are proud of the great generation of winners and their self-sufficient, strong and open country, where respect and appreciate the brave, the dedicated, talented, loyal to the country and its business men of high deeds and outstanding achievements. This was stated by the President of Russia Vladimir Putin at the ceremony of presenting State awards for outstanding achievements in the field of science and technology, literature and art, and humanitarian activities.

the winners of the state prize for 2019 in the field of literature and art became the Director of the Museum-estate of Sergei Rachmaninov “Ivanovka” Alexander Ermakov, writer, literary critic Valentin Kurbatov and Director of the Irkutsk regional centre of the Russian language, folklore and Ethnography, Galina of Medvedev.

the state prize in science and technology awarded to the member-correspondent of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Director of the Museum of anthropology and Ethnography named after Peter the Great (Kunstkamera) Russian Academy of Sciences Andrei Golovnev, awarded for contribution to the study of cultural heritage of the peoples of the Arctic, scientists of the Institute of Thermophysics named after S. S. Kutateladze of the Siberian branch of RAS Mikhail Predtechensky, Dmitri and Vladimir Markovic Meledina for the creation of the foundations of the world industry single-walled carbon nanotubes, as well as the CEO of the company “Biocad” Dmitry Morozov, biologists Andrei Ulitin and Tanya Chernovskaya for the creation of drugs based on monoclonal antibodies for the treatment of cancer and autoimmune diseases.

the State prize for outstanding achievements in humanitarian work became the composer David Tukhmanov and the chief physician of the Metropolitan clinical hospital No. 15 named after Filatov Valery Vechorko. The award for outstanding achievement in the field of human rights activities was received by the Chairman of the Council of the Union of families of servicemen of Russia Maria Bolshakova, and the award for outstanding achievement in the field of charitable activities — people’s artist of Russia, film Director and founder of the charity Fund Konstantin Khabensky.

State premyi usually handed in the Day of Russia, but this year on 12 June, President Putin presented awards to the Heroes of Labor. The names of the laureates of the State prize of the Russian Federation 2019 in the field of science and technology, literature and arts, and humanitarian activities announced at a special briefing on 18 June, the presidential aide Andrei Fursenko and presidential adviser Vladimir Tolstoy. According to Vladimir Putin, this year had to depart from the tradition of honoring the laureates of the state prize of the Russia Day, and when you select a new date was chosen on June 24, as the history of our country and for our people, is forever a day of glory and triumph.

the State prize, the main Russian award, which replaced the state prize of the RSFSR. From 2020, the size of the cash awards to its winners has been doubled to 10 million rubles, they also receive a diploma, plaque and frachnyh sign.

the Ceremony in the Kremlin was broadcast by TV channels “Russia 1” “Russia 24”, as well as the website Вести.Ru.