THE SESSION OF THE PRESIDIUM OF THE RUSSIAN ACADEMY OF ARTS ON MAY 25, 2021
The attendees honored with a minute of silence the memory of the deceased members of the Academy:
-Academician of the Russian Academy of Arts Pavel Arzumanov (1960-2021);
-Academician, Member of the Presidium of the Russian Academy of Arts, People’s Artist of Russia, Professor Oleg Savostyuk (1927-2021);
-Chief Specialist of the Protocol Department of the RAA Vasily Potapov (1984-2021);
-Academician of the Russian Academy of Arts, Honored Artist of Russia Nickolai Rotko (1944-2021).
On May 21, 2021 in Germany passed away the Academician and Vice-President of the Russian Academy of Arts, People’s Artist of the USSR, Azerbaijan and Russia, Laureate of the USSR State Prizes Tair T. Salakhov (1928-2021).
The Chief Scientific Secretary of the Presidium of the Russian Academy of Arts Oleg Koshkin read out the telegrams of condolences received by the Russian Academy of Arts on the occasion of the death of Tair Salakhov. The Vice-President of the Russian Academy of Arts Vasily Tsereteli informed the attendees about the farewell ceremony with Tair Salakhov in Baku.
In the memorial ceremony at the RAA participated: the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Azerbaijan to Russia Polad Byulbyul ogly; the President of the Russian Academy of Arts Zurab Tsereteli; the First Vice-President of the Russian Academy of Arts Victor Kalinin; the Vice-Presidents: Anatoly Lyubavin, Tatyana Kochemasova, Andrey Zolotov, Konstantin Khudyakov; Members of the Presidium:, Andrey Kovalchuk; Tatyana Nazarenko, Alexander Rozhin.
The second part of the session was dedicated to the Academy's working problems including the Work Report of the Academician-Secretary of the Sculpture Department of the RAA Alexander Tsygal, as well as Information Report of the Vice-President of the RAA Tatyana Kochemasova on the issues of research and creative activity of the Academy members in the context of the new attestation system and preparation of planning and reporting documentation.