The Russian Prime-Minister Dmitry Medvedev Congratulated the President of the Russian Academy of Arts Zurab Tsereteli on His 80th Anniversary
The telegram, in particular, runs: “A man of multi-sided talent, you have implemented your ideas in monumental and artistic works that are well-known worldwide. You are ranked high in the galaxy of outstanding sculptors of theses days. The most significant in your creative biography was your involvement in the recreation of the Cathedral of Christ the Savior considered today as one of the symbols of new Russia. Of deep respect is your efficient charitable, public and teaching activity. I wish you health, inspiration and cheerful mood”.