Out-Of-Staff member of Steklov Mathematical Institute Rostislav Grigorchuk received N.N. Bogoliubov award of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.

**Congratulations!**

Meeting of the Academic Council of the Institute was held on February 26, 2015.

Leading Researcher of Steklov Mathematical Institute *Alexander Bufetov* received Sofia Kovalevskaya Award of the Russian Academy of Sciences for his works on ergodic theory.

Leading Researcher of Steklov Mathematical Institute *Alexander Gaifullin* received Award of the Moscow Government for young scientists in mathematics, mechanics and informatics for his works on algebraic topology and combinatorial geometry.

International Conference «Probability Theory and Its Applications» on
commemoration of the 85-th birthdate of academician Yu. V. Prokhorov, organized by Steklov Mathematical Institute and Faculty of Computational Mathematics and Cybernetics of the Lomonosov Moscow State University, will take place in Moscow from 12 to 14 February, 2015.

International Conference «Days of Classical Mechanics» will be held in Steklov Mathematical Institute on 26 January, 2015.