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Law on the status of combat veteran for members of volunteer units participating in the special military operation

November 21, 2022

The President signed Federal Law On Amendments to the Federal Law On Veterans.

The amendments to the Federal Law On Veterans contemplate that combat veterans (disabled veterans) shall include persons who have joined the volunteer units created by decision of bodies of state power of the Russian Federation, which contribute to the attainment of objectives assigned to the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation during the special military operation in the territories of Ukraine, the Donetsk People's Republic and the Lugansk People's Republic from February 24, 2022, as well as in the territories of the Zaporozhye and Kherson regions from September 30, 2022.

November 21, 2022