According to the expert, this initiative deserves attention.

“Journalists, doing their job, really often risk their lives in order to serve the Motherland, provide readers with reliable information and protect the interests of our country,” Orlov explained.

Earlier, State Duma deputy Matveychev proposed equating military correspondents with combat veterans.

At the end of March, President Vladimir Putin signed a law recognizing combat veterans of participants in the operation in Ukraine.