MOSCOW, January 14. /ITAR-TASS/. President Putin has signed a decree awarding state awards to a large group of Russian citizens, including Chief of the Itar-Tass office in South Korea Vladimir Kutakhov awarded the Order of Friendship, the decree said. It was released on an official Internet portal for legal information.
Yuri Nikolayev, a long time anchor at First TV Channel, was awarded the Order of Honor. Awards have also been given to a number of journalists of the printed media, the VGTRK holding and other mass media agencies.
The Order of Honor goes to actress of Lenkom theater Tatyana Kravchenko and actor of Chekhov Moscow Art Theater Stanislav Lyubshin.