Hero of Labor of the Russian Federation, People's Artist of Russia and Ukraine, Laureate of the State Prizes of Russia, Laureate of the Gold Medal. G.V. Sviridova "For outstanding contribution to musical culture", Artistic Director of the State Academic Kuban Cossack Choir, Member of the State Policy Council under the Chairman of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, member of the Patriarchal Council for Culture, conductor, professor, composer.
Public support for Russian military aggression against Ukraine. Viktor Zakharchenko 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.