• God Semenovich Nisanov - biography of the entrepreneur

    God Nisanov was born on April 24th, 1972 in “Krasnaya Sloboda” in Azerbaijan, into the family of Semen Davidovitch Nisanov and Margarita Mordehaevna Nisanova (neè Abramova).

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  • The Order of Friendship of Peoples was awarded to the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the "Kievskaya Ploshchad" company, God Nisanov

    In 2014 Vladimir Putin awarded God Nisanov with the Order of Friendship with the following wording: “For the vast contribution to the implementation of economic projects and the attraction of investments towards the economy of the Russian Federation."

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  • God Nisanov demonstrated ‘Food City’ to Sergey Sobyanin

    In September 2014, Sergey Sobyanin opened the first Russian agro-cluster ‘Food City’. It was then that the chairman of the board of directors of the ‘Kievskaya Ploshad’ company, God Nisanov, demonstrated the possibilities of the largest wholesale food center to the Mayor of Moscow.

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  • God Nisanov demonstrated the ‘Moskvarium’ to President Vladimir Putin and the Mayor of Moscow, Sergey Sobyanin

    The President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin, together with the Mayor of Moscow, Sergey Sobyanin, visited the ‘Moskvarium’ a day before its opening. Together with one of the founders of the center, God Nisanov, the guests appreciated the engineering solution of the project.

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AWARDS

Certificate of Honor of the President of the Russian Federation

On April 19th 2012 the restoration of St. Nicholas Naval Cathedral in Kronstadt, that was originally built and designed by Vasili Kosyakov in 1903 – 1913, was completed. A small consecration of the cathedral was held by Patriarch of Moscow and all of Russia, Kirill, in the presence of Russian President Dmitry Medvedev. Thus, the long period of desolation of the main cathedral of the Russian navy, which started in 1929, was ended.

The restoration of the Naval Cathedral commenced in 2002. It was only then that the Orthodox cross appeared on the domes of the church for the first time after the Soviet era. Significant help in rebuilding the cathedral was provided by God Nisanov. Upon completion of the restoration, God Nisanov was awarded the Certificate of Honor of the President of the Russian Federation.


Order of Friendship

In 2014 Vladimir Putin awarded God Nisanov with the Order of Friendship with the following wording: “For the vast contribution to the implementation of economic projects and the attraction of investments towards the economy of the Russian Federation." The said Order stands fifth in rank among the Russian Orders. The President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin, personally awarded God Nisanov at the ceremony of state awards in December 2014.


Leadership Award

On October 22nd, 2014 , God Nisanov, together with his partner Zarakh Iliev, was granted the ‘Leadership Award’ by the Conference on Investments in the Hotel Business. The award became a deserved result of the major projects owned and curated by the businessmen in the field of Hotel Business. Specifically, the Radisson Royal Hotel Moscow and the Radisson Slavyanskaya Hotel, that are both part of the holding company owned by God Nissanov and Zarakh Iliev, are undoubted leaders in their segments in Moscow.


Commemorative Medal

In May 2015, during the celebrations in honor of the 70th anniversary of Victory, God Nisanov was awarded the Commemorative medal "70 years of Victory in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945" for active participation in patriotic education of citizens and resolving social and economic problems of the veterans of the Great Patriotic War.


Fiddler on the roof award

On December 8, 2015,the Federation of Jewish Communities of Russia (FEOR) granted God Nisanov and Zakhar Iliev the ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ award, in the "Charity" nomination. By giving this premium, the organizing committee acknowledged the businessmen’s support of the Jewish educational projects in Moscow.


The order ‘for Service to the Fatherland’

On June 6th, 2016, by the Decree of the President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, God Nisanov was awarded the Order "For Service to the Fatherland" of the 3rd degree, for merits in the field of strengthening friendship among peoples.

Facts

  • In August 2015, God Nisanov personally presented the Moskvarium to the President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin, and to the Mayor of Moscow, Sergey Sobyanin. It is Europe's largest center for oceanography and marine biology, and was built on the VDNKh territory.
  • In Autumn 2014, God Nisanov and the Mayor of Moscow, Sergey Sobyanin, opened the agroholding ‘Food City’ – the country’s largest wholesale food center, that plays an important part in the product import substitution.
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