Medina was awarded the prize of the Russian patrons

Мединский вручил премии российским меценатам

The Minister of culture Vladimir Medinsky presented the awards to patrons from all over the country in the framework of the cultural forum.

“Deliberately organizing Committee tried to choose the entrepreneurs, trying to represent the whole geography of our country, not only Moscow and St. Petersburg”, — said Medina.

According to him, among the winners presented projects of the Bashkortostan Republic, Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous area, Lipetsk region, Khabarovsk, Stavropol, Irkutsk and Kemerovo regions.

“Really, charity, love of culture, the desire to share their wealth inherent not only from Moscow, but also businessmen from all corners of our country”, — said the Minister.

The prize was awarded in the nominations: “the Creation of cultural infrastructure in the regions of the Russian Federation”, “Preservation of cultural heritage” “Preservation and development of national cultures and national creativity”, “Support of talented children, inclusion of young people in the historical and cultural heritage of Russia”.

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