Contents tagged with award

  • Putin gives awards to two American generals

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has awarded the Russian Order of Friendship to two American generals "for their great contribution to the development of cooperation in the field of cosmonautics." A corresponding decree has been published on Russia’s official Internet portal for legal information.

    The Russian Order of Friendship was awarded to retired American Infantry Major-General Charles Frank Bolden, who participated in four space flights, totaling a duration of 28 days, between 1986 and 19 …

  • Ukraine outraged at Putin’s Debrecen award

    Ukraine considers it unacceptable that the University of Debrecen is awarding Russian President Vladimir Putin the title of “honorary citizen”. This was the conclusion of the article which Ukrainian Ambassador to Hungary Liubov Nepop sent to a Hungarian news outlet, Evropeyskaya Pravda reported.

    According to the ambassador, perhaps,  few years ago nobody would have paid any attention to this, but in light of recent developments in Ukraine, it is unacceptable.

    “Since 2014, the name Vladimir …