President Petro Poroshenko awarded the Gold Star of the Hero of Ukraine to Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko.
People’s deputy Nadiya Savchenko is awarded for an unbroken will, civic courage and sacrificial service to the Ukrainian people.
The President noted that Nadiya is the first female warrior who received that award and title.
“I serve to the people of Ukraine,” Nadiya Savchenko said taking the award.
Petro Poroshenko expressed gratitude to Nadiya’s brothers-in-arms and almost 200 journalist who came to the Presidential Administration: “I am grateful to all journalists who came here today to tell truth about Ukraine and convince that we, Ukrainians, will certainly be in Europe”.