Donetsk, Mar 16 – DAN. DPR Head Alexander Zakharchenko has given the Order of Friendship to the head of the Republic of Crimea Sergey Aksenov and chairman of the Crimean Council of Ministers Vladimir Konstantinov today.

Zakharchenko arrived in Simferopol for the celebration of one-year anniversary of Russia-Donbass integrational committee establishment. The ceremony took place in the State Council of Crimea.

The Order of Friendship is awarded for exceptional achievements in strengthening friendship and cooperation between peoples, cultural and cross-ethnic collaboration and humanitarian efforts.

Zakharchenko is also participating in events organized to celebrate the fourth anniversary of Crimea rejoining Russia.*o