Donetsk, Oct 23 — DAN. Donetsk People’s Republic Head Denis Pushilin has awarded the DPR Hero title to TV presenter Vladimir Solovyov.

“Vladimir Solovyov has supported Donbass during long years of the confrontation and often visited special military operation frontlines, ” Pushilin wrote on Telegram. “He’s been in the thick of things though much of what he’s doing remains off-screen.”

He conveyed his best wishes to Solovyov on behalf of DPR residents.

On October 20, Pushilin wished a happy 60th birthday to Solovyov noting that his civic stance was “a shining example and reference point for millions of Russians.”*jk