Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Alexander Turchynov awarder nine Ukrainian Servicemen – the legendary Donetsk cyborgs – with the best weapon of Ukrainian production.
‘Russian militants wanted to give Putin a gift for his birthday – seize Donetsk airport. Birthday has long passed and a Ukrainian flag is still waving over Donetsk airport. Russian weapon could not defeat the strength and courage of of our militants’, – said Turchunov on the broadcasting of TV channel ‘1+1’.
For heroism shown during the protection of state sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine, displayed personal courage, firmness, high patriotism and loyalty to the military oath the Parliament Speaker awarded soldiers with ‘real chivalrous award – nominal firearms’.
‘O point out that this is not some Russian ‘Makarov’ but the best firearm – Ukrainian ‘Fort’, – Turchynov said.
‘This is difficult, terrible and dangerous war and the strong brutal enemy confronts us. However, I believe, when we have such heroes Ukraine is invincible’, – he said.