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 Poroshenko instructs to award master sergeant Vitalii Savchenko for displayed heroism in battle near Starohnativka

Vitalii Savchenko spotted the enemy subversive reconnaissance group and repelled the enemy attack on positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine together with soldiers of the 72nd Mechanized Brigade.

The head of state wrote on Facebook, Censor.NET reports.

"I am proud of the courage of our soldiers! Master sergeant Vitalii Savchenko has displayed great heroism in the battle near Starohnativka. Our soldier spotted the enemy subversive reconnaissance group and repelled the enemy attack on positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine together with soldiers of the 72nd Mechanized Brigade. I have instructed the Chief of the General Staff and the Minister of Defense to put Vitalii Savchenko forward for a decoration," the president wrote.

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