Poroshenko awards Vasyl Slipak Order for Courage

10:54, 01 July 2016
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Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has awarded famous Ukrainian opera singer Vasyl Slipak Order for Courage of the I grade (posthumously) for personal courage demonstrated during the protection of state sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine and selfless service to the Ukrainian nation.

Vasyl Slipak / screenshot

Respective Decree No. 280/2016 has been signed by the President, the president's press service reports.

Read alsoUkrainian opera singer shot dead by enemy sniper in DonbasATO participant Vasyl Slipak was killed on June 29, early in the morning, in Donetsk region.

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