Friday, November 17, 2017

USUE faculty members receive Russian Officers awards

Ural State Economics University Rector Sergey Fedorov and Professor Alla Matveev received honorary awards from the Russian Officers organization on Thursday.

Both Fedorov and Matveev were presented with an honorary diploma for their contributions to the development of Russian civil society institutions, commitment to education and active patriotic citizenship. The honorees also accepted Russian Officers' Member of the Board of Patriotic Organizations certificate on behalf of USUE.

Later in the ceremony, Russian Officers representative Alla Ivanova presented USUE with a flag celebrating Russia's participation in the launch of a team of astronauts from the U.S., Germany, Kazakhstan and Russia to the International Space Station on Sept. 26.

Lead by retired Russian police officer Alexander Mikhailov, Russian Officers is an organization that promotes the interaction of the general public with law enforcement agencies and other state authorities. The group also runs education programs aimed at enhancing Russian patriotism among citizens.