Sergey Lavrov was awarded Order of Merit for the Fatherland of the 1st class

21 May 2015

On May 21, President of Russia Vladimir Putin awarded Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund Sergey Lavrov Order of Merit for the Fatherland of the 1st class.


According to the Kremlin’s website, Vladimir Putin handed out state decorations and diplomas of honorary distinctions to prominent citizens of Russia on May 21.

Recipients of the awards included figures of culture and science, politicians, representatives of religious organizations, public leaders, athletes, astronauts, professionals in the field of agriculture and specialists in high-quality production.