Putin awarded Rimas Tuminas the medal of honor

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The President of Russia Vladimir Putin has awarded artistic Director of the Vakhtangov theatre Rimas Tuminas the medal of Honor, the decree published on the official Internet portal of legal information.

«For the big contribution to development of theatrical art and many years of fruitful activity award order of Honor of Rimas Tuminas, the artistic Director of Federal state budgetary institution culture «the State academic Vakhtangov theatre», — the document says.

Putin also awarded two Vice-Premier of the state Council of China Wang Yang and Liu Yandong, the order of Friendship. The award was also received by first Deputy Premier of the state Council Zhang gaoli, Chairman of the public Association of war-disabled veterans Uzbekistan Veteran Talyata Muradova and others.