On April 14, another plenary meeting was held in Donetsk, attended by honorable guests from the Russian Federation, the Сhairman of the Veterans Union of the Crimean Republic’s People’s Militia Armen Martoyan and the master of sports of the international class, the absolute world record holder in powerlifting Mariyana Naumova.
On the occasion of the third anniversary of the Crimea’s reunification with Russia Armen Martoyan presented memorable letters of the Veterans Union of the Consolidated Regiment of the Crimean Republic’s People’s Militia to the Chairman of the DPR People’s Council Denis Pushilin, as well as to the deputies Yury Sivokonenko and Yury Pokintelitsа.
“Thank you for your courage! We are always with you. I would like to take this opportunity to present you with honorary diplomas for an active civil position, assistance to the Crimean people, the militia during the events of the Crimean spring,” Armen Martoyan said.
In her speech to the parliamentarians, Mariyana Naumova noted that of all her records and victories she is most proud of the honorary title of the DPR Master of Sports.
“It’s an honour for me to be here today with you. During my five-year career, I set more than 20 world records and performed at almost all status competitions, but I consider my most important achievement to be the title of Honoured Master of Sports of the DPR. I am very proud of this,” Mariyana Naumova said.
Also, during the meeting, Angelica Dobros, the People’s Council deputy, the head of the department of awards and military heraldry of the DPR Defense Ministry, on behalf of the Minister of Defense, awarded medals for the defense of Ilovaisk to deputies who took part in the military operation.
“Today, on behalf of Defense Minister Vladimir Kononov, I want to pass medals for Ilovaisk defense to Sergey Zavdoveyev, Anatoly Koval and Yury Polyushkin,” Angelica Dobros said.