He was Silver Medallist of the Sixth Varna International Competition (1983)
He was awarded a special diploma by the Paris Academy of Dance.
Prizewinner of Baltika prize (1998)
Prize Bemois of Dance
Ruzimatov has had many successful partnerships, but the two most well known are probably his collaboration with Yulia Mahkalina in Kirov productions of Giselle and La Bayadere, and he partnered Larissa Lezhnina in her Kirov debut as Aurora in the 1989 production of The Sleeping Beauty. He went on to partner her in Diana and Acteon, but as she left the Kirov to become a soloist for the Dutch National Ballet in 1994,... Read More