Having said that, a reconnaissance man of the 79th separate airborne assault brigade Mykola Vlasenko was awarded in the “Example of Valor” nomination in Poltava.
– This award – is a recognition of not only me as a participant of combat actions but of all my sworn brothers who are defending our country in the East. Let all of them return home alive, – said Mykola Vlasenko. After that, attendees honored all perished Ukrainian warriors with a minute of silence.
In turn, during the “People’s recognition – 2016” awarding ceremony in the nomination “For Fidelity to Duty” in Odessa, Junior Sergeant Vasyl Cherniak, a cadet of faculty of preparation of specialists of military intelligence and Special Forces of Military Academy, received the award. He served directly in the area of anti-terrorist operation for over a year and a half, and proved his fidelity to the Ukrainian people through his military bravery.