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 Poroshenko conferred Hero of Ukraine title on prosecutor Serhii Tsymbal (posthumously). PHOTOS

President Poroshenko has awarded the title of Hero of Ukraine (posthumously) to prosecutor Serhii Tsymbal who died defending the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the country. The head of state presented an Order of Gold Star of Hero to Serhii's wife Liliia and his little son Oleksandr.

Censor.NET reports citing presidential website.

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Prosecutor Serhii Tsymbal volunteered to go to war in the ranks of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and died heroically in 2014 near Debaltseve, while covering his comrades.

Presenting the award, the president said: "Future generations of prosecutors and homeland defenders should be raised by the example of such heroes." According to Poroshenko, those prosecutors who see the duty to protect their motherland as the most important thing in man's life deserve special honor and respect.

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