Ukraine cites Jewish theater head


A Jewish Ukrainian theater director received one of his country’s top honors.

Mykhail Reznikovych received the Order of Merit of the first grade from President Victor Yuschenko, who congratulated the director on his 70th birthday at a ceremony Friday in Kiev.

Reznikovych has served as the director of the Lesya Ukrainka National Academic Theater of Russian Drama in Kiev since 1994.

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