Russian Copper Company’s Igor Altushkin Gets Order of Friendship

UrBC, Yekaterinburg, May 26, 2017. Russian President Vladimir Putin awarded Russian Copper Company’s Chair of the BOD Igor Altushkin with the Order of Friendship, the company press service reports.

The awarding ceremony took place in the Kremlin on May 24, 2017. Some thirty prominent scientists, industrialists, sports players, healthcare officials, and culture activists received orders and honorary titles all in all. The President said in his address to the audience that state awards were an ultimate acknowledgement of these Russian nationals’ achievements.

‘You achieved great things in all sorts of fields: economy, social issues, science, culture, and government-funded construction. Your accomplishments at work and in combat as well as your artistic attempts make a direct impact on this country’s development and will benefit the society for many years and decades to come. You are the kind of people who feel the zeitgeist, are often ahead of their time, and lead the others to follow them. This is how all the good new and advanced things come into being, this what a pioneer’s glory is all about,’ Putin said.

Igor Altushkin is the founder of Russian Copper Company Group and a reputed industrialist and benefactor.

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