Valery Kazakov receives medal of Francysk Skaryna

    Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko presented the Medal of Francysk Skaryna to Valery Kazakov, chairman of the Federal National and Cultural Autonomy of Belarusians in Russia, aide to the special representative of the Russian President in the Siberian Federal District. The corresponding decree was signed on 1 July.

    Valery Kazakov received the award for a big personal contribution to the enhancement of cultural ties between Belarus and Russia, preservation of national traditions of Belarusian culture abroad.