14 January 2014
ROC awarded Red Star journalists for their contribution to the Olympic Movement
On January 13, the Day of Russian Press, Deputy Executive Director of the Russian Olympic Committee, Andrey Selivanov took part in the formal meeting of the Red Star editorial board, dedicated to the 90th anniversary of the newspaper.
The periodical, actively covering everyday life of the Russian armed forces, has been paying special attention to physical culture, to the development of national sports and promotion of the Olympic Movement and its ideals for decades.
At the last meeting Deputy Executive Director of the Russian Olympic Committee Andrey Selivanov and Vice President of the Russian Paralympic Committee Lev Seleznev awarded diplomas and certificates to sports journalists. ROC Awards for contribution to the Olympic movement were received by the Red Star sports editor Roman Biryulin, sports reporters Leonid Hayremdinov and Stanislav Jelezniy as well as the editorial veterans Vyacheslav Gavrilin and Mikhail Shlaen, who dedicated more than 50 years of life to sports journalism.