12th ceremony of People's Hero of Ukraine award took place in Ternopil. PHOTOS (Updated)

The 12th ceremony of the People's Hero of Ukraine award took place in Ternopil, Western Ukraine.

This was announced by journalist Andrii Boiechko on his Facebook page, Censor.NET reports.

He posted images from the ceremony preparation and the spot where it was held on his social madia account.

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Ukrainians were given more than a month for the open discussion of candidates. Awards have been presented to 20 people, including soldiers, military volunteers, medics, civil volunteers, journalists, priests.

The ceremony was held at the Ternopil Regional Academic Ukrainian Drama Theatre named after T. Shevchenko.



1. Serhii Ivantsov. Posthumously

Master sergeant, airborne assault company of the 79th Separate Airborne Brigade of highly mobile airborne troops of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

2. Andrii Horban. Posthumously

Commander of airborne assault platoon of the 79th Separate Airborne Brigade of highly mobile airborne troops of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, junior sergeant

3. Serhii "Siever" Tabala. Posthumously

Right Sector fighter

4. Dan Kolisnyk. Posthumously

Captain of the 140th Special Operations Forces Center

5. Serhii Tsymbal. Posthumously

25th battalion

6. Ihor "Yenot" Volynets

Driver of the 2nd battalion of the 95th Brigade

7. Kazbek Abdurzakov

Reconnaissance platoon of the 57th Brigade

8. Vitalii "Solovei" Marchuk

44th artillery battalion

9. Oleksandr Moroz

1st Tank Brigade

10. Vasyl Bozhok

Tankman of the 92nd Brigade

11. Maksym "Mike" Myrhorodskyi

79th Brigade battalion commander

12. Andrii "Grizzly" Yurkewych. Posthumously

Aidar territorial defense battalion

13. Ivan Vityshyn. Posthumously

He served in Crimea's Spetsnaz. Ivan was wounded on Jan. 19, defending the new terminal of the Donetsk airport, and died on the next day.

14. Valerii "Hatylo" Chobotar

Right Sector fighter

15. Maksym "Prokuror" Hryshchuk

81st Landing and Assault Brigade

Doctors, journalists, and public figures

16. Dmytro Los, doctor from Lviv

17. Svitlana Koval, camera operator

18. Iryna Bahlai, journalist

19. Volunteer organization "Come Back Alive" founded by Vitalii Deineha

20. Chaplain Hunia
Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/p369227