Donetsk, Mar 16 – DAN. The head of the Republic of Crimea Sergey Aksenov has given the Order "For Devotion to Duty" to DPR Head Alexander Zakharchenko.

Zakharchenko arrived in Simferopol for the celebration of one-year anniversary of Russia-Donbass integrational committee establishment.

Zakharchenko was awarded for his "peace efforts, activity to preserve and strengthen Russian culture and traditions in the DPR", Aksenov's decree said.

The chairman of DPR People's Council Denis Pushilin has also received the Order "For Devotion to Duty". *ot