The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko congratulated the hero of Ukraine major APU porkhun Alexander of 31 years, and expressed gratitude for the bravery and strength of spirit. The President reported on his page in Facebook.
“Today, major APU, commander of the 13th battalion of the 95th separate airmobile brigade, hero of Ukraine Alexander Porkhun celebrates his 31st birthday. The liberation of Slavyansk, Kramatorsk, fierce battles for Saur-Grave Donetsk airport is a few examples where our hero has shown exceptional courage and heroism. Grateful to Alexander for bravery, audacity and strength of spirit!”– said Poroshenko.
The President also quoted a soldier: “I am guided by the fact that I’m in the military. And for me, there’s my people I’m in the fight.”
Recall, January 20 in Ukraine hosted events for the commemoration of defenders of the Donetsk airport in January 2015.