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President Poroshenko awarded participants of ATO on the occasion of the Day of Defender of Ukraine

On the occasion of the Day of Defender of Ukraine President Poroshenko honored the participants of ATO with high state awards
President Poroshenko awarded participants of ATO on the occasion of the Day of Defender of Ukraine

On the Day of Defender of Ukraine, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko honored 142 servicemen of the Armed Forces, National Guard, State Border Service, Security Service, State Guard Department, State Special Communication Service, and State Emergency Service of Ukraine with high state awards for personal courage, professionalism and loyalty to the military oath demonstrated in the defense of national sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine.

The military medics who participated in the ATO and provided medical assistance to the wounded were awarded the honorary title “Honored Doctor Ukraine” and “Honored Worker of Health of Ukraine”

The President also awarded 11 warriors of the Armed Forces and the Defense Ministry of Ukraine posthumously.

Earlier today the President congratulated Ukrainians and visited the exhibition of military equipment “Power of Unbroken” opened on Mykhailivska Square in Kyiv on the occasion of the Day of Defender of Ukraine.