Award Ceremony in Russia in 2012
The awardees of this year's Russian history competition “Man in History – Russia in the 20th Century” gathered at the award ceremony in Moscow on 4 May 2012. Among others, Ljudmilla Alexeeva, President of the Moscow Helskinki group and one of Russia´s most famous human rights activists, honoured the prize winners and their contributions at the ceremony. The Russian history competition has been organized by the International MEMORIAL Society since 1999 and has been a founding member of EUSTORY in 2001. This year, more than 1500 contributions from 68 regions of Russia as well as from neighbouring countries were handed in.