In 2017, the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has awarded over 5.9 thousand persons with state awards, more than 2 thousand participants of anti-terrorist operation on Donbass. About it reports a press-service of the presidential Administration in response to the request of the publication “Ukrainian news”.
“For the period Jan-Dec 2017 state awards of Ukraine noted 5 912… Of this amount awarded for this period, the national award winning 2 046 participants of the antiterrorist operation”, – the document says.
According to the information 1 547 thousand people, which was awarded a large women who has the honorary title “mother-heroine”. 2 thousand fighters ATO 46 249 marked by state awards posthumously.
The title of Hero of Ukraine received 10 people, 8 of them posthumously.
Recall that earlier Poroshenko called 10 the main achievements of Ukraine. Among them – the release of Ukrainian hostages from the captivity, the introduction of a visa-free regime with the European countries, the first flight of the an-132, the success of Ukrainian sports, etc.