President Volodymyr Zelensky has presented state awards to 144 service members of the National Guard, the State Emergency Service and the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine, 27 of them posthumously.
The relevant decree, No. 672/2022, was published on the president’s website.
According to the document, military personnel were awarded the orders of Bohdan Khmelnytskyi, Danylo Halytskyi, "For Courage" and "For Impeccable Service," medals "For Military Service to Ukraine", "Defender of the Fatherland", "For a Saved Life" and "For Impeccable Service" for personal courage and selfless actions shown in the defense of Ukraine’s state sovereignty and territorial integrity, loyalty to the military oath, conscientious and impeccable performance of duty,
As reported by Ukrinform, almost 30,000 Ukrainian service members have been awarded state awards since the start of Russia’s full-scale invasion.