Honorees 2012

THE HONORABLE FDNY COMMISSIONER SALVATORE J. CASSANO
For supporting the bilateral goodwill initiative Battles on Ice and promoting positive dialogue between FDNY and NY’s Russian American community, as well as the global Russian-speaking community

GALINA VOLCHEK
For her vision as the Artistic Director of Moscow’s Sovremennik Theater and for her life-long dedication to using theatrical arts to bring together all people and countries

DANIEL IGOR BRANOVAN
For his unwavering dedication to the Russian American community through promotion of education, awareness and well-being and the establishment of Project Chernobyl

ANDREI CHIZHIK PH.D.
For leveraging his success as CEO of Moscow’s Building Materials Organization to support numerous bilateral Russian American initiatives in the fields of culture, sports and education