Censor.NET reports citing the press service of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine.
The representatives of Mykolaiv regional and city authorities, relatives and friends of the soldiers, and concerned Mykolaiv residents came to welcome the Marines who had been carrying out combat missions in Mariupol direction over a year and a half.
The Ministry of Defense of Ukraine decorated 25 soldiers with state awards. Third class Order of Bohdan Khmelnytskyi was awarded to Hanna Popova - the widow of Marine Staff Sergeant Pavlo Vozhdiov, who was killed this summer.
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