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Merkel awarded with Walther Rathenau medal

Merkel awarded with Walther Rathenau medal

Today, German Chancellor Angela Merkel was awarded with the Walther Rathenau Medal in the Deutsche Bank atrium in Berlin. The medal is annually awarded by the Walter Rathenau Institute for contributions to world diplomacy; for example, the late …

Zelensky awards Georgian PM with order of merit

Zelensky awards Georgian PM with order of merit

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has awarded Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili the first degree order of merit during the Crimea Platform summit, the Georgian government administration announces. President Zelensky also …

Nobel winners to get $110,000 raise as prize money increased

Nobel winners to get $110,000 raise as prize money increased

Winners of the prestigious Nobel prizes this year will receive an extra 1 million crowns ($110,000), the head of the foundation which oversees the awards said. "The decision has been made due to the fact that our costs and …

President of Azerbaijan awards Igor Sechin with Dostlug Order

President of Azerbaijan awards Igor Sechin with Dostlug Order

Chief Executive Officer, Chairman of the Management Board of PJSC Rosneft Igor Sechin was awarded the Dostlug Order. The corresponding decree was signed by Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev. The head of Rosneft received the award for …

Tutberidze best coach at ISU Skating Awards

Tutberidze best coach at ISU Skating Awards

Eteri Tutberidze, working with Russian skaters, became the winner of the ISU Skating Awards in the nomination "Best Coach". American Rafael Arutyunyan and Canadian Brian Orser were also nominated in this category. …

Russian Foreign Minister receives Kazakhstan order

Russian Foreign Minister receives Kazakhstan order

President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev awarded Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov the Order of the Leopard 1st Class, the press service of the Kazakh leader informed. ”For a …

Golden Bear goes to Iranian film 'There Is No Evil'

Golden Bear goes to Iranian film 'There Is No Evil'

The Golden Bear, the top prize of the Berlin International Film Festival, went to dissident Iranian filmmaker Mohammad Rasoulof, who is persecuted in his home country. "This is for a filmmaker who couldn't be here …

Michelle Obama wins spoken-word Grammy

Michelle Obama wins spoken-word Grammy

Former first lady of the U.S. Michelle Obama won a Grammy award for the audiobook version of her memoir 'Becoming'. She won the award for the Best Spoken Word Album, the Grammys announced. …

Phoenix and Zellweger among winners at SAG Awards

Phoenix and Zellweger among winners at SAG Awards

Bong Joon-ho's Parasite won for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture at the 26th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (SAG Awards). Joaquin Phoenix won the SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor for …

Three Russian films to seek Oscars

Three Russian films to seek Oscars

‘Beanpole,’ a film by Russian director Kantemir Balagov, is among the ten films competing for the Best International Feature Film category of the 92nd Academy Awards. Other entries on the shortlist are The Painted Bird …

Sergey Sobyanin awards Heydar Aliyev Foundation

Sergey Sobyanin awards Heydar Aliyev Foundation

Moscow City Hall awarded the Heydar Aliyev Foundation for the restoration of the 'Azerbaijan' pavilion at VDNKh, the correspondent of Vestnik Kavkaza reported. Opening the ceremony, Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin …

Patriarch Kirill visits Holy Myrrhbearers Cathedral in Baku

Patriarch Kirill visits Holy Myrrhbearers Cathedral in Baku

Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, who participated in the 2nd Summit of World Religious Leaders in Baku, dedicated the Holy Myrrhbearers Cathedral in the capital of Azerbaijan after large-scale restoration work …