Tatarstan President and Russia - Islamic World Group Chairman Rustam Minnikhanov awarded Group Coordinator Veniamin Popov with Medal For Valiant Labour during their meeting.

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The honorary award went to Veniamin Popov 'for a major contribution to developing the Republic's international ties, preserving religious and moral values and strengthening peace and accord between different religions.'

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The event was attended by President's aide Radik Gimatdinov and the Head of the Executive Office of the Tatarstan President, Asgat Safarov.