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City news, 06.12.2001 17:12

The names of the most recognized figures in the North-West Region of Russia have been announced.

Mikhail Boyarsky, the actor of the year A solemn ceremony, which announced the laureates' names for the honoured title “The Person of the Year – a Recognized Figure in the North-West Region of Russia” took place in Shuvalovsky Palace.

This title, which was initiated by the Interregional Social Movement “Priority”, is given every year, since 1996, as a result of annual rating investigations of public administration, social, religious figures, cultural and scientific workers. Laureates are awarded with symbols of an honoured title – with a gilt statuette of Georgy the Winner, with a silver sign and a diploma. Information about laureates is placed in an annual exclusive “Book of Respect and Honour in the North-West Region of Russia”.

A presenter of the Television and Radio Company Petersburg, Irina Smolina, won in the nomination “The Presenter of the Year” and Mikhail Boyarsky – in “The Actor of the Year”.

Photo by A. Fedotova, Interpress

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