The message reads, in part:
“You have earned the title of outstanding master of choreography in Russia, a true artist and creator. You have never taken the common path in your career. Your unquenchable energy, talent and dedication to your art helped you create your own world on stage and bring to life many powerful and impressive projects that became remarkable events in the cultural life of our country and other countries as well.
Importantly, even now, you work with great inspiration and enthusiasm, as ever loyal to your artistic values and principles, and always open to more original ideas and projects.”