HSE Staff Members Awarded Russian Federation Government Media Prize
Mikhail Berger, Professor at the Faculty of Communications, Media, and Design, and Sergey Karaganov, Dean of the Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs have been awarded the Russian Federation Government Media Prize.
The Russian Federation Government Media Prize is awarded to people and organizations that have made significant creative and professional achievements within the Russian media sector, as well as to international media engaged in the production and dissemination of mass media in Russian. The award is aimed at encouraging media development and promoting professional activity in this area.
Every year 10 prizes of 1 million rubles each are awarded. The candidates are nominated by mass media public organizations, previous years’ winners, and the Russian Federation Government Media Prize Awards Council.
Michael Berger was awarded a prize for ‘sustainable and dynamic development of the business radio station Business FM’, and Sergey Karaganov for ‘popularizing foreign policy in the journal Russia in Global Politics’.
On November 27, the HSE Academic Council held an awards ceremony dedicated to the university’s 25th anniversary. The meeting saw the participation of representatives of the Russian President, members of government, and members of the Russian Federal Assembly. Governmental awards were given to a number of HSE employees for their tremendous accomplishments.
On November 15, 2017, Russian President Vladimir Putin presided at a ceremony to present state awards at St Catherine Hall in the Grand Kremlin Palace. HSE Rector Yaroslav Kuzminov was awarded the Order ‘For Merit to the Fatherland (III Class)’.
HSE Academic Supervisor Evgeny Yasin was awarded the P.A. Stolypin Medal (I Class) and HSE Rector Yaroslav Kuzminov was awarded the P.A. Stolypin Medal (II Class). Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev awarded them on June 8, 2017.
On May 18, 2017 President Vladimir Putin signed Decree No. 215 ‘On bestowing state awards of the Russian Federation’.
The corresponding directive, No. 662-r 'On Awards by the Government of the Russian Federation', was signed by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on April 11, 2017.
The Government of the Russian Federation has expressed its gratitude the Director of the HSE Centre for Labour Market Studies (CLMS), Vladimir Gimpelson, and the Director of the HSE Institute for Social Policy (ISP), Lilia Ovcharova, for their hard work and professional contributions.