Congratulations to the winners of 2016!
Project "Hydrographic Research to Create a Digital Model of the Bottom Features of the Russian sector of the Central Arctic".
Prizes were awarded to the participants of this large-scale expedition by the First Vice-President of the RGS, a well-known researcher of the Arctic and Antarctic, Hero of the Soviet Union and the Russian Federation Artur Chilingarov, as well as Russian journalist, TV presenter, traveler Mikhail Kozhukhov.
Category "Education and Enlightenment"
Project "Tatarstan At Your Fingertips"
The authors of the project Nail Safargaleyev and Gelyusya Zakirova were awarded by a member of the Board of Trustees of the Russian Geographical Society Viktor Vekselberg and film director, chairman of the Union of Filmmakers in Russia Nikita Mikhalkov.
Category "Scientific Research"
Project "Medical And Geographical Atlas of Russia "Natural Focal Diseases".
Atlas editor-in-chief Svetlana Malkhazova and her colleague Varvara Mironova received an award from the hands of representatives of the Board of Trustees of the Russian Geographical Society Sergey Ivanov and Konstantin Chuychenko.
Category "Public Recognition"
The project that won the nomination - "Complex Expedition "The Pole of Cold Connects the Oceans" was not chosen by the jury, but by popular vote on the website of the Russian Geographical Society.
The award was given to the expedition leader Nikolai Nakhodkin and his colleague Afanasy Nikolaev by two-time Olympic champion Vyacheslav Fetisov and Olympic champion in high jump Anna Chicherova.
Сategory "Popularization of the Natural, Historical and Cultural Heritage of Russia"
Project "Vostok Station. On the Verge of Life"
The award to producer Alexander Zhukov and director Olga Stefanova was presented by the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Russian Geographical Society, President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin.