Russian top diplomat shares his impressions from meeting with US leaderRussian Politics & Diplomacy July 21, 20:31
Lavrov bewildered US special services give no facts of Russia’s meddling in US electionRussian Politics & Diplomacy July 21, 19:46
Putin says USSR collapse had greatest impact on himSociety & Culture July 21, 18:37
Putin expects Russian-European Mars landing mission to crown with successScience & Space July 21, 18:21
Key facts about ExxonMobil and its business in RussiaBusiness & Economy July 21, 18:14
Nemtsov’s daughter appeals against verdict on her father’s murder with Supreme CourtSociety & Culture July 21, 18:03
Chinese Navy warships arrive in Russian Baltic port for joint drillsMilitary & Defense July 21, 17:57
This week in photos: Putin’s binoculars, Macron's hug and Berlin’s welcome for UK heirsSociety & Culture July 21, 17:43
Putin discloses his code name at intelligence schoolSociety & Culture July 21, 17:39
KIEV, March 22. /TASS/. Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite has received the all-national Ukrainian award, the Person of the Year, at a ceremony in the country’s capital Kiev.
The prestigious award is given to the Lithuanian leader on Saturday by the Ukrainian Higher Academic Council that consists of the representatives of the country’s society and experts in various spheres.
Grybauskaite, 59, is honoured for "asserting Ukraine’s interests at the highest international level, the active support of Ukraine’s European aspirations and the support of its territorial integrity."
Kiev also says that the Lithuanian leader’s personal contribution to promoting democratic principles in Ukraine deserves the highest assessment from the Ukrainian side.
The award was given to Grybauskaite at the XIX annual ceremony by Ukraine’s first president Leonid Kravchuk and TV presenter Natalya Moseychuk.