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 Troops Participating in ATO Promoted in Rank

Ministry of Defense promoted 90 soldiers who participated in the anti-terrorist operation for displayed bravery.

Censor.NET citing the Ministry's press-service reports that the servicemen were promoted in rank for their courage, dedication and heroism in defending the independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine during the antiterrorist operation.

Among the assigned military ranks: 16 - Colonel, 17 - Lieutenant Colonel, 23 - Major, 20 - Captain, 3 - Senior Lieutenant, 1 - Lieutenant, 1 - Senior Warrant Officer. Also, nine servicemen of Ukrainian armed force who died during the ATO received the next military rank posthumously.

In addition, 159 soldiers participating in ATO were awarded by the Defense Ministry, and 182 were presented with gifts.

 
 
 
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