Presentation of State Awards
of the Russian Federation to Employees of the State Hermitage
On 18 May 2004, International Museum Day, State Awards of the Russian
Federation were presented to employees of the State Hermitage at a festive
ceremony in the St. George Hall (Large Throne Room) of the Winter Palace.
Honorary badges "For Achievements in Culture" were conferred on:
A.Yu. Alekseev, Director of the Department of Archeology of Eastern Europe
and Siberia and doctor of historical sciences;
A.I. Bantikov, Director of the Laboratory for Scientific Restoration of
Objects of Applied Art;
Zh. S. Vyaznikovtseva, researcher in the "Treasure Gallery"
L.M. Ershova, Deputy Director of the Educational Department;
V.Yu. Matveev, Deputy Director of the State Hermitage for Exhibitions
and Development, doctor of art history;
E.N. Mironova, chief accountant;
V.A. Kalinin, Director of the Numismatics Department;
V.A. Fedorov, Dierctor of the Department of History of Russian Culture;
V.I. Khovanova, art restorer in the Laboratory for Scientific Restoration
of Graphic Art;
E.A. Chekhova, art restorer in the Laboratory for Scientific Restoration
of Architectural Monuments.