The President signed a decree on awarding state awards to 194 defenders of Ukraine, 28 of them posthumously.
This was announced by Volodymyr Zelenskyy video messageaccording to Ukrіnform.
“Signed a new decree on rewarding our soldiers. 194 combatants were awarded state award winning. 28 of them – posthumously. Eternal memory to everyone whose life was taken by terrorists,” the President said.
On February 24, the Russian Federation began a new phase of the eight-year war against Ukraine – a full-scale invasion. Its troops are shelling and destroying key infrastructure facilities, conducting massive shelling of Ukrainian cities and villages using artillery, multiple launch rocket systems, aerial bombs and ballistic missiles.