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Head Editor of “The Crimean Newspaper” and “The Crimean magazine” was awarded the title “Merited Journalist of the Russian Federation”

The Chief Executive Officer of the State Budgetary Institution of the Republic of Crimea “Newspaper editorial office of “The Crimean Newspaper” and Head Editor of “The Crimean Newspaper” and “The Crimean Magazine” Maria Volkonskaya received the title “Merited Journalist of the Russian Federation”. It is stated in the Decree of the President of the Russian Federation “About honoring by state awards of the Russian Federation”.

“I order to award the honorary title “Merited Journalist of the Russian Federation” to Volkonskaya Maria Yurievna — the Chief Executive Officer of the State Budgetary Institution of the Republic of Crimea “Newspaper editorial office of “The Crimean Newspaper”- for the merits in the development of the national journalism and longstanding effective work”, — it is stated in the document.

The Head of the Republic of Crimea Sergey Aksyonov has presented a certificate rank “Merited Journalist of the Russian Federation” to Maria Volkonskaya today during the solemn assembly devoted to the 7th anniversary of the integration Crimea into Russia.

Furthermore, the Chief Executive Officer and Head Editor of “The Lights of the Lighthouse” newspaper Ivan Yanchenko was awarded the title “Merited Journalist of the Russian Federation” too.