On the eve of the Day of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, there was a solemn meeting in Kirovohrad oblast philharmonic. The executives of the city and oblast, representatives of the public and volunteers came to congratulate the defenders of Ukraine.
The present honored those who perished in battles for freedom and independence of our state by the minute of silence.
Congratulating the warriors with the feast, the military commandant of Kirovohrad oblast Yaroslav Kucher recognized the courage and heroism of the personnel of the garrison military units, showed during the anti-terrorist operation, – in particular, of the 3rd Special Forces regiment, as well as separate armored infantry battalions.
On the whole, about 200 warriors received awards, including the reward of Kirovohrad oblast "For courage and bravery", during the event.