February 3rd, 2017 – Fort Russ News –
Translated by Inessa Sinchougova
Every year, Vladimir Putin takes the time to personally acknowledge individuals who excel in various categories of society, such as the arts and sciences. The entire ceremony is over an hour long, with each laureate addressing the assembly hall. I have selected only a few speakers, which showcase the general public perception of Vladimir Putin as President – much to the detriment of Western mainstream media.