Highest Latvian State decorations awarded

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On April 10, Latvia's highest state decorations were bestowed to 79 persons, according to Latvian President's official website.

The highest decoration - Order of the Three Stars - was awarded to 34 persons,  the Order of Viesturs to 10 and the Cross of Recognition to 35 persons.

The highest Latvian State awards are received by people who have served the Latvian State and people, whose dedicated professional and social work and civil performance have contributed to Latvia's growth. Among the recipients of the highest decoration are former President of the Constitutional Court Sanita Osipova, film expert Dita Rietuma, director Dāvis Sīmanis, soloist of legendary band 'Pērkons' Raimonds Bartaševičs, head of Daugavpils hospital Grigorijs Semjonovs, and other well-known figures.

The full list of those who have received State awards is available at the presidential website.


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