On December 13, 2011, by decision of the Organizational Committee of the Interregional Financial and Economic Union (MFES), SAPSAN Group of Companies received the honorable status of a winner of the Financial and Economic Olympus, Russia's highest industry award, for Taxpayer of the Year.

This reputable award is presented with support of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the RF, the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the RF, the Ministry of Economic Development of the RF, the Ministry of Energy of the RF, the Ministry of Agriculture of the RF, the Free Economic Community, the International Union of Economists, the International Management Academy (Rosselkhozakademiya), and the International Association of ALPHA anti-terror division Veterans. Candidate selection was based on analytical research by MFES from Rosstat, the reference book of the Presidential Administration of the RF, and other rating agencies.

SAPSAN Group of Companies demonstrated full compliance with the candidate selection criteria for all key indices, including the complete and timely provision of taxes and duties to the budget, the growth pace of profits and output, increases to its salaries, and other categories.
In addition to the award, the Company also received a certificate on the inclusion of SAPSAN Construction Company, CJSC in the Register of business partners of the Interregional Financial and Economic Union.