People's Artist of the Russian Federation, Laureate of the Gold Medal. N.D. Mordvinova "For outstanding contribution to theatrical art", a veteran of the Great Patriotic War, prisoner of fascist concentration camps, leading artist of the Moscow Academic Theater of the Moscow City Council.
Public support for Russian military aggression against Ukraine. Nikolai Lebedev is included in the report "1500 warmongers" compiled by the Free Russia Forum. The report contains the names of Russian public figures, military commanders, members of the parliament, propagandists, artists and athletes who have publicly spoken out in support of Putin's aggression or are directly involved in it. The Free Russia Forum is seeking sanctions against them in the European Union.