President Petro Poroshenko has awarded 159 members of the Armed forces of Ukraine, who showed courage in the defence of national sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine, selflessly fulfilled their military duty. About it reports a press-service of Administration of the President.
“One soldier awarded the order of Bogdan Khmelnitsky II degree, one order of Bogdan Khmelnitsky III degree, five defenders awarded the order “For courage” III degree, two medal “For military service to Ukraine”, 150 military – the medal “Defender of Fatherland”, – is spoken in the message.
As noted, the five heroes award posthumously.
Earlier Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman said that the strengthening of the defence capacity of Ukraine in the interests of the entire democratic world.