Press-Service of RK
The Highest Award of the Interacademic Union- for the Support of Science and Researchers
On December 27 in the Representation of the Republic of Karelia in Moscow the Heads of the International Academic Union, the academicians of the Russian Academy of Science Mr. Mironov, Mr. Zlokazov, and Mr. Zagryadsky awarded Sergey Katanandov, the Head of the Government of RK with the The Highest Award of the Interacademic Union "Vernadsky Star" of the 1st degree.
"Vernadsky Star" was founded by the International Academic Union in support of science and researchers; and it is awarded for the outstanding success in different branches of science and academic activity. Non-members of the Russian Academy of Science are awarded by "Vernadsky Star" only under extraordinary circumstances for the merits in science.
Kudrin promised to help Karelia, and Aksenenko -to come personally
On December 26-27 Sergey Katanandov, the Head of the Government of RK worked in Moscow where he had some important meetings.
The meeting with Nikolay Aksenenko took place on December 27 and was devoted to the cooperation of Ministry of Transportation and the RK.
Sergey Katanandov and Nikolay Aksenenko discussed the draft project between Ministry of Transportation and the RK for 2001. In January Nikolay Aksenenko will come to Karelia to sign this agreement. It is an annual agreement to coordinate different transportation issues.
Another meeting was with the Deputy Head of the Government of Russia Alexey Kudrin. The issues of the republican budget and taxation were discussed there.