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THE PRESIDENT OF RUSSIA AWARDED THE ORDER OF FRIENDSHIP TO A SERVICEWOMAN OF THE SIBERIAN DISTRICT OF ROSGUARD

The President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin met in the Kremlin with Olympians who won gold medals in Beijing and presented state awards to them. Among the recipients was Veronika Stepanova, a servicewoman of the Siberian District of the Russian National Guard Troops.

Junior Sergeant Veronika Stepanova, the sports team instructor of one the Siberian District Directorates of Rosguard, received the Order of Friendship from the hands of the President. The Olympic champion in cross-country skiing thanked the head of state for the high award, for supporting sports and developing the country.

“I am the same age as the century. I was born in January 2001. Before my eyes, Russia has again become strong, proud, and successful. Not everyone in the world likes it, that's obvious. But we are on the right track, and we will definitely win, just like we won at the Olympics. Thank you very much for highly risen flag of the country. And we won't put it down. I promise!", said Veronika Stepanova.


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