Gold star of hero of Labour was received by the artistic Director of the Maly theatre Yuri Solomin, head of the Institute of emergency children’s surgery and traumatology Leonid Roshal, managing Director of the Ulan-Ude aviation plant, Leonid Belykh, and operator control station hot rolling mill of the Magnitogorsk metallurgical plant Alexander Motorin. The ceremony is always dedicated to 1 May, but this year it was postponed due to the pandemic coronavirus.

“For each of us homeland is the family and native home, native land, from Kaliningrad to Kamchatka and the Kuril Islands, from the Northern Arctic seas to Sevastopol and the Crimea”, – said Vladimir Putin. Bright, piercing sense of homeland has always helped people get through hardships, he said. The memory of the heroes who defended the homeland, its freedom and independence, common and sacred to all generations, to all multinational people.

“For us, the love for the Motherland and the mother that gave us life, feelings of the same order. They give us strength and give us hope, inspire feats of arms and great labour achievements. It has always been, throughout its history,” said the President.

“Such a generous, hardworking, open people real support and pride of Russia”, – said the head of state. And at the time of testing is especially clear: life puts everything in its place, clearly separates the true values and inflated imaginary value.