Eleven heroes, three of them posthumously, will be presented today with People's Hero of Ukraine award.
An award ceremony for Ukraine's modern heroes with non-governmental decoration "People's Hero of Ukraine" is to take place on June 9 in Kropyvnytskyi.
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has awarded a participant of the anti-terrorist operation, MP Dmytro Yarosh and several other ATO participants.
The servicemen awarded by the president performed tasks in the Mariupol sector, and near Zaitseve and Avdiivka.
During the Order of Liberty award ceremony, ‘Okean Elzy’ frontman Sviatoslav Vakarchuk addressed President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko with a speech, expressing his concern for policies implemented by the government.
President Petro Poroshenko had a meeting with former President of the European Commission (2004-2014) José Manuel Barroso. The head of state awarded the Order of Freedom to José Manuel Barroso for his significant contribution to strengthening of Ukraine’s authority in the world.
President Poroshenko awarded three National Guard soldiers killed in clashes near the Verkhovna Rada on Aug. 31 with Medals for Courage of 3rd level.
Deputies of the Poroshenko Bloc faction Serhii Leshchenko and Mustafa Naiem, and Svoboda deputy Yurii Levchenko prepared a request to cancel the awarding of the CEC Chairman Mykhailo Okhendovskyi by Order of Yaroslav the Wise.
Russian President Vladimir Putin awarded Prime Minister of Ukraine Mykola Azarov with Order of Merit.