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President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko awarded reconnaissance men who were distinguished in battles on Donbas

September 11, 2015
The Head of State signed the Decree “On encouragement with state awards of Ukraine”. According this Decree, 13 servicemen of reconnaissance units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine were awarded

These servicemen displayed courage in combat actions on the territory of Donetsk and Luhansk region from July, 2014 till this day. They distinguished themselves in combat actions near Staryi Aidar, Luhansk region, “Luhansk” airport, in the area of Donetsk airport, “Butovka” mine near Avdiivka, as well as near Pisky and Debaltsevo, Donetsk region. In particular, Captain Yevhen Slominskyi was awarded the Order of Bohdan Khmelnytskyi 3rd Class. During combat action, reconnaissance man, despite his wound, accomplished combat task, having captured military trophies of Russian production among which is “Ihla” portable air defence guided missile system.