Awards and prizes:
Honoured Artist of the RSFSR (1939)
Four Orders of the Red Banner of Labour (1939, 1951, 1959, 1967).
People’s artist of the RSFSR (1940)
Order of the Badge of Honor (1940)
Stalin’s first degree prize. For Outstanding Achievements in Ballet Art (1941).
People’s artist of the Kazakh SSR (1943)
Stalin’s first degree prize. For the performance of the title role in Prokofiev’s ballet ” Cinderella ” (1946).
Stalin’s first degree prize. For performing the title role in Prokofiev’s ballet Romeo and Juliet (1947).
Stalin’s second degree prize. For performing the part of Tao-Hoa in the ballet “Red Poppy” by R.M.Gliere (1950).
People’s Artist of the USSR (1951)
Four Orders of Lenin (1953, 1970, 1974, 1980).
Lenin Prize (1957)
Twice Hero of Socialist Labor (1974, 1980).
Order of Friendship of Peoples (1986)
Prize of the President of the Russian Federation in Literature and Art (1997)
Honorary Citizen of the city of Moscow (1997)
Medal “For the Defense of Leningrad”
Medal “For Valorous Labor in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945.
Medal “For Valorous Labor. In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of Vladimir Lenin’s birth”.
Medal “Thirty years of Victory in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945”.
Medal “Forty years of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945”.
Medal “50 Years of Victory in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945”.
Medal “Veteran of Labor”
Medal “In memory of the 850th anniversary of Moscow
Medal “In memory of the 250th anniversary of Leningrad”.
Anna Pavlova Prize of the Paris Academy of Dance (1958).
Medal “For Finland” of the Order of the Lion of Finland (1958).
Honorary Member of Foreign Academies: Finland (1958), Brazil (1986),
China (1989), Venezuela (1991).
G. Viotti Award (1959, Vercelli, Italy)
Corresponding Member of the Academy of Arts of the GDR (1959).
Honorary Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (1961).
The first degree Order of SaintsCyril and Methodius (Bulgaria, 1968)
VDNKh Prize and Gold Medal (1971)
O. Parcelli’s Life for Dance Award (1988, Milan).
Commander of the Order of Arts and Literature (1992, France).
Order of Parasat (Kazakhstan, 1995)
Golden Mask Award in the category “For honor and dignity” (1995)