Putin awarded the pilot certificate for contribution to culture

Nikolai Rastorguev

The President of Russia Vladimir Putin has disposed to award the diploma of the leader of the musical group “lube” Nikolay Rastorguev. The corresponding decree was published on Friday, may 19, on the portal of legal information.

“For merits in development of culture, a great contribution to the preparation and conduct of an important creative and humanitarian activities award of merit Rastorguev Nicholas”, — stated in the text of the document.

In February, the singer said the 60-year-old. The President, congratulating him on the anniversary, noted that the work of the pilot, finds a ready response in the hearts of millions of fans. “And, of course, of deep respect you deserve for your active citizenship, personal contribution to the implementation of socially important initiatives,” — noted in a congratulatory telegram.

A group of “lube” founded in 1989, match is the undisputed leader and soloist. Putin called “lube” favorite musical group. In 2002, he attended a concert of musicians and invited them to join him for tea. 2012 Rastorguev is a confidant of the President.