Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree rewarding Russian healthcare workers for the fight against the coronavirus infection. The list included 35 doctors from the Voronezh Region, the press service of the presidential administration reported on Sunday, June 21.

The Order of Pirogov “For the Great Contribution to the Fight against the Coronavirus Infection (COVID-19), Dedication and High Level of Professionalism Shown in the Performance of Medical Duty” will be awarded to:

  • Anzhaurova Anastasia Viktorovna,
  • Apivalova Yulia Petrovna,
  • Borlakov Ruslan Rasulovich,
  • Vasilyev Ivan Vladimirovich,
  • Gaidukova Yekaterina Petrovna,
  • Ignatova Yekaterina Georgievna,
  • Kalashnikov Yury Sergeevich,
  • Kogteva Albina Ivanovna,
  • Krivaksina Yelena Yurievna,
  • Kubrakova Yelena Nikolaevna,
  • Lamteva Tatyana Vasilyevna,
  • Makatovchuk Polina Ivanovna,
  • Neznamov Oleg Dmitrievich,
  • Panfilova Irina Alekseevna,
  • Sapozhkov Alexander Vladimirovich,
  • Saratovsky Alexander Sergeevich,
  • Solntseva Yulia Yevgenyevna,
  • Stepenko Yulia Alexandrovna,
  • Usacheva Lidia Petrovna,
  • Shamina Olga Yevgenievna,
  • Shukelayt Svetlana Nikolaevna,
  • Shchyokina Raisa Tikhonovna.

The Luka Krymsky medal will be awarded to:

  • Bogdanova Svetlana Nikolaevna,
  • Yeryomina Yelena Nikolaevna,
  • Zhuravleva Yana Viktorovna,
  • Zaitseva Irina Vasilievna,
  • Zakharova Galina Vyacheslavovna,
  • Matveeva Svetlana Anatolyevna,
  • Panina Alla Alekseevna,
  • Pozdnyakova Yekaterina Vladimirovna,
  • Solntseva Natalya Viktorovna,
  • Strogova Oksana Alekseevna,
  • Tugolukova Yelena Alekseevna,
  • Filatova Olga Vasilyevna,
  • Cherevkova Irina Yurievna.

The full lists of the awardees can be found on kremlin.ru.

RIA Voronezh note for information

Nikolai Ivanovich Pirogov (1810–1881) is an outstanding Russian surgeon. He is the author of the first atlas of topographic anatomy. During the Crimean War, he developed the basics of military field surgery and applied a plaster cast for the first time in the history of Russian medicine. He is the founder of the Russian school of anesthesia.

Luka Krymsky (Voino-Yasenetsky, 1877–1961) is the Archbishop of Simferopol and Crimea, a Soviet surgeon, the author of works on anesthesiology and purulent surgery, doctor of medical sciences. He combined scientific work and religious activity. He is the author of over 1.2 thousand sermons. In 2000, he was glorified by the Russian Orthodox Church as a saint.