President Petro Poroshenko awarded Hero of Ukraine title and Gold Star Order to captain Oleksandr Lavrenko (posthumously).
Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak has posthumously promoted Cpt Andrii Zhuk to the rank of major for courage and heroism.
The winner of Eurovision 2016 song contest Jamala will be awarded with the title of People's Artist of Ukraine.
President Petro Poroshenko has signed a decree awarding the Heroine Mother title to 1,085 Ukrainian women.
Head of the SBU in the Chernihiv region Oleksandr Dovzhenko, pursuant to the lustration law, was promoted. He was awarded the rank of Major General on March 25.
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko made 10 people generals in one go on the occasion of Security Service Day (March 25) and National Guard Day (March 26).
Volodymyr Kyian, company commander and acting deputy commander of a battalion of the 80th brigade, was killed near Shchastia, the Luhansk region, on Sept. 3.
The petition on immediate awarding of Colonel Yevhen Sydorenko the distinguished and deserved title of Hero of Ukraine for his immense contribution into withdrawal of Ukrainian convoys from Ilovaisk operating T72B3 tank captured from the Russians has been created on the website of the president of Ukraine Sept. 15.