Valentina Matvienko was awarded the

“the crimes of the Nazis and their henchmen do not have a Statute of limitations, attempts to silence these events are unacceptable and immoral”. As stated in the telegram that Vladimir Putin sent to the participants of a memorial evening dedicated to the International day of remembrance of the victims of the Holocaust.

At a memorial evening was held the ceremony of awarding the prize “Keeper of memory” — for outstanding contribution to the preservation of the memory of the victims of this tragedy. Winners were volunteer Anatoly Karnaukh, artistic Director of “Helikon-Opera” Dmitry Bertman, the President of Fund “Holocaust” Alla Gerber and the Chairman of the Federation Council Valentina Matviyenko, reports channel “Russia 24”.