The defense Ministry said that in January of 2017 was awarded 240 participants ATO
The speaker of the Ministry of defence of Ukraine, Colonel Dmitry Gutsulyak announced that 240 military personnel who received awards in January 2017.
Since the beginning of this year 240 members of the antiterrorist operation received awards and prizes from the Ministry of defense of Ukraine.
This was stated by the speaker of the Ministry of defence of Ukraine, Colonel Dmitry Gutsulyak during a press briefing Friday.
“Defenders of Ukraine continues to receive awards for courage and selflessness shown during the ATO. With the beginning of the month differences and gifts of the defense Department received more than 240 participants of the antiterrorist operation. 4 500 participants of ATO received the status of combatants,” said Gutsulyak.
He also noted that since the beginning of the antiterrorist operation differences of MOU awarded 35 768 military personnel and the APU .
“Since the beginning of the ATO to the differences between Ministry of defence of Ukraine awarded 35 768 military personnel and the Armed forces of Ukraine. 12 455 defenders of the state awards. The status of combatants received 192 138 participants ATO” – said Gutsulyak.