President awarded ATO warriors: We are proud of your feat

2015-02-03 19:02:00 | ID: 7368

Tuesday, February 3,  KHARKIV — In the course of the working visit to Kharkiv region, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has visited the military medical clinical center of the north region to meet the ATO soldiers who are undergoing treatment and rehabilitation. “Get well soon. Ukraine needs you. We are proud of you. The Ukrainian army and the entire nation are grateful to you,” the Head of State noted.

Petro Poroshenko presented state awards to six warriors who demonstrated particular courage and heroism in the defense of state sovereignty and territorial integrity during the battles for Debaltseve and Vuhlehirsk. “I am honored to present state awards for heroism and protection of thousands of civilians,” the President has emphasized. The Head of State has instructed the Minister of Defense to ensure the payment of monetary award in the amount of UAH 10,000.

The President has signed a Decree on awarding: the order of Bohdan Khmelnytskyi of the III grade to Colonels of medical service Viktor Bilenkyi, Oleksandr Boroday, Viktor Hrynevych; the medal “For Military Service to Ukraine” to Private First Class Serhiy Bandura, soldier Ihor Petruk, Junior Sergeant Oleksandr Seliukov, Warrant Officer Myroslav Tymoshchuk, soldier Christian Toft, Private First Class Oleksandr Ushatyi.