In the Ulyanovsk region have revived the Lenin prize

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Molecularity in photobacteria part of the city of Ulyanovsk. Archival photoIn the Ulyanovsk region have revived the Lenin prize© RIA Novosti / Alexander Molecularity the image Bank

The Governor of the Ulyanovsk region Sergey Morozov has signed the decree about establishment of awards named after Vladimir Ilyich Lenin. He said this in the social network Facebook.

«The history of our region is inextricably linked with the name of Lenin and a biography of his family. The decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR on awarding the order of Lenin in Ulyanovsk region was signed on 20 April 1966. Until the end of the Soviet era, this award has remained the highest. Their future we are building on the principles of continuity, patriotism, love of country. We intend to keep and use the best in our history,» he wrote.

The award plan to award the 2020 every five years. Its laureates can become as individuals and collectives. The award will be presented «for outstanding contribution to research in the Humanities and social Sciences or the creative achievements in literature and the arts, implemented on the territory of the Ulyanovsk region, contributing to proryvnom socio-economic development of the region.»

The founder of the Soviet state Vladimir Ulyanov (Lenin) was born April 22, 1870 in Simbirsk, nowadays is the city of Ulyanovsk.

In the USSR, the Lenin prize was one of the highest forms of encouragement of citizens for the major achievements in science, technology, literature, art and architecture. The award was awarded from 1926 to 1935 and in the years 1957-1991.