Donetsk, Jul 30 - DAN. Graduated of the DPR secondary vocational education institutions have received Russia-recognized certificates of education for the first time.

The documents were handed out by the DPR Head Denis Pushilin.

"For the first time in the DPR history the graduates of secondary vocational education institutions are to receive Russian certificates. This is another step on the way of the DPR integration with Russia. The diplomas are a quality mark of your education and teachers' professionalism," he said.

Forty best graduates of four educational institutions received their qualification certificates.

More than 300 graduates in total are to receive these documents recognized by Russia. *ot*pp