The Order of the Holy Apostle Andrew the First-Called is the highest award in Russia which was established at the end of the 17th Century by Czar Peter I in honour of the Apostle Andrew the First-Called.
The S-400 Triumf deal comes at a time when the United States and Russia are engaged in some of the biggest geopolitical conflicts since the cold war, with US imposing sanctions on countries that attempt to buy military hardware from Russia.
The report by UN experts said Iran violated an arms embargo by failing to prevent missiles and drones from being supplied to Shiite rebels in Yemen. The vote was 11 in favour, while Russia and Bolivia opposed, and China and Kazakhstan abstained.
The opposition groups met to seek a unified position ahead of UN-backed peace talks after two years of Russian military intervention that has helped President Bashar Al-Assad's government recapture all of Syria's main cities.
The war between the two sides has killed more than 10,000 people in three years. "The president's suggestion is a step," said German government spokeswoman Ulrike Demmer, adding many further steps were needed before sanctions could be lifted.