Chairman of the Russia’s Investigative Committee Alexander Bastrykin has awarded artistic and general director of Mariinsky Theater Valery Gergiyev a memorial badge of an honorary member of the Public Council of the Russia’s Investigative Committee.
Noting Mr. Gergiyev’s services in arts and his patriotic civic position, Mr. Bastrykin also honored the musician with Committee’s awards.
It should be noted that Mr. Gergiyev became the fifth honorary member of the Public Council of the Russia’s Investigative Committee, along with such prominent artists as Nikita Mikhalkov, Basily Lanovoy, Yuri Antonov and Yuri Solomin.
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