State Duma deputy, leader of the Liberal Democratic Party of Russia (LDPR) Vladimir Zhirinovsky said on Sunday, April 25 that he became a full holder of the Order of Merit for the Fatherland,
“The decree was issued – the Order of Merit for the Fatherland, 1st degree. The Order of Merit for the Fatherland of all four degrees is a full cavalier, “he said live on his Instagram during the event in honor of his anniversary.
So Zhirinovsky commented on the decision of Russian President Vladimir Putin to award him with the Order of Merit to the Fatherland, 1st degree.
The guests of the holiday celebrated this message with thunderous applause. In addition, Zhirinovsky said that he had already received congratulations from the deputies and senators since Sunday morning. According to him, Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin called him, as well as other leaders.
On Sunday, April 25, Zhirinovsky turned 75, Gazeta.ru reminds.
In addition to the Order of Merit for the Fatherland, 1st degree, the politician was also awarded the Order of Honor in 2008 – for his services in lawmaking, strengthening and development of Russian statehood, Zhukov’s medals, In Commemoration of the 850th Anniversary of Moscow, anniversary of St. Petersburg “and” For services in the conduct of the All-Russian population census. “
Zhirinovsky also has foreign awards: the Order For Personal Courage – for his personal contribution to the development and strengthening of friendship and cooperation between the Russian Federation and the Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic and the Order of Honor and Glory, II degree.