Russian Federation President Dmitri Medvedev awards Friendship Medal to CUPL Professor Huang Daoxiu
Awards ceremony banquet
On November 4, 2011, Russian Federation President Dmitri Medvedev awarded the Friendship Medal to
CUPL Professor Huang Daoxiu in recognition of Professor Huang’s outstanding contribution to exchanges
between China and Russia in the field of science of law. The medal ceremony took place in the city of Novgorod,
located adjacent to the Volga River.
Other Friendship Medal recipients included Estonian singer Anna Wski, Mr.Peter Tatarinoff, President of the
Russian Historical Society in Australia, Automobile (“АвтоВАЗ”) Russia France joint venture manager
Mr. Christian, and France National Space Studies President Janik. In addition, President Medvedev also presented
Pushkin medals to six foreign scholars who have made outstanding contributions to the research and promotion of
Russian language and culture.
During the ceremony, Professor Huang Daoxiu extended her sincere thanks for the special recognition. She
mentioned that it was an honor to devote herself to culture, science, and law exchanges between China and Russia
during her fifty years' work. Professor Huang also told President Medvedev and attendees of her pride to help
build a bridge of friendship between China and Russia.
Other attendees included Russian Federation Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, Russian Orthodox Church Patriarch
Metropolitan Kirill, and over one hundred governmental officials. President Medvedev and Prime Minister Putin
hosted a dinner for Professor Huang Daoxiu, Mr. Janik, and other distinguished guests. Prime Minister Putin
congratulated Professor Huang Daoxiu for the special award and expressed his thanks for her contribution to
the cultural exchanges between China and Russia. CCTV correspondents in Russia covered the event.
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