Donetsk, Mar 28 — DAN. People’s Artist of Russia, famous pop singer Grigory Leps has performed before patients of the Republican Trauma Center in Donetsk on Tuesday, Acting Head of the Donetsk People’s Republic Denis Pushilin wrote on Telegram.

“Without exaggeration, the show by People’s Artist of Russia Grigory Leps was curative for Republican Trauma Center patients, ” Pushilin said. Leps visited the DPR together with Presidential Commission for Children’s Rights Maria Lvova-Belova and State Duma lawmaker Artur Taimazov.

The Russian guests came to the Trauma Center children’s department which currently has more than 40 patients; of those, 12 are receiving treatment for blast wounds, some of which were caused by “Lepestok” anti-personnel mines, Pushilin said.

“Ombudsperson Maria Lvova-Belova helps our children a lot; she cares very much about the children’s living conditions and looks for more rehabilitation options. We are immensely grateful to our true friends. Every time they visit Donbass, they try to support its residents, each in their respective field, ” the DPR leader said.

Pushilin also said that he had presented decorations “For Service to the Donetsk People’s Republic, ” 3rd Class, to Maria Lvova Belova, Artur Taimazov and Grigory Leps.*jk