The message reads, in part:
“I note with satisfaction that throughout these years the Volunteers of Victory national public movement has significantly boosted its creative and humanitarian potential, earned a great reputation, and taken efforts to carry on the wonderful traditions of volunteering and selfless devotion that our country has always been famous for.
Importantly, today this widespread and truly nationwide project is advancing and growing through new initiatives and practical efforts, and is uniting responsible and committed people with its noble mission, both in Russia and abroad. You sincerely strive to be of benefit to the Fatherland and channel your efforts to supporting veterans, upgrading memorial and war gravesites, and organising large-scale patriotic events aimed for the younger generation to have respect for heroic pages of our history. And, of course, your self-sacrificing and well-coordinated work performed amidst the difficult conditions of the COVID-19 pandemic deserves the utmost appreciation.”