In 2004, for his work "Sviatohorska Blessed Virgin" - a statue of the Virgin Mary (Theotokos "Hegumenia") for Sviato-Uspenskyi Sviatohorskyi Monastery - Shmatko was awarded the order of Nestor Letopisets by Volodymyr Sabodan, the Kiev Metropolitan, and all of Ukraine.
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- Biennale Iinternazionale Dell'Arte Contemporanea 2007, citta di Firenze, Via R. Francardi 28 56128 Marina di Pisa (PI: Spaini & Partners, 2007, p. 678CS1 maint: location (link)
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- Умер украинский скульптор Николай Шматько (in Russian)