“On Wednesday, in a solemn atmosphere, I met with commanders and distinguished fighters from among the personnel.

On my own behalf and on behalf of Russian President Vladimir Putin, I conveyed sincere words of gratitude to our servicemen who honorably fulfilled their duty,” Kadyrov wrote on Telegram.

Distinguished fighters were awarded medals of the Order of Merit for the Fatherland, as well as medals For Courage.

On July 3, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu reported to Vladimir Putin on the liberation of the Luhansk People's Republic.

Putin proposed to reward all the participants in the special operation who distinguished themselves during the liberation of the Lugansk People's Republic.