President of Ukraine

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"Today, during celebration of the 100th anniversary of Ukrinform, I want to thank each of you for the extraordinary and important work. I am sure that there are decent, professional, objective, patriotic journalists in Ukraine who understand their responsibility, who clearly defined their position in confronting the aggressor," Petro Poroshenko said.

Congratulating the staff of Ukrinform news agency on the 100th anniversary of the foundation, President Petro Poroshenko separately noted journalist Roman Sushchenko illegally imprisoned in the Russian Federation. The Head of State awarded the Order for Courage of the 3rd Degree to Roman Sushchenko. The award was handed over to wife of the journalist Angela.

"Remember how difficult it was to take the first steps? How difficult it was to reduce the tax burden on wages, reduce the UST? And to take a risky step and support the pensioners, because we cannot say that everything is alright in the country when pensions are rising the least. We must be a balanced country," Petro Poroshenko said.

During the visit to the center of preparation of border guards, President Petro Poroshenko awarded border guards.

Ukrainian border guards carry out a dangerous service not only on the frontline. It was stated by President Petro Poroshenko during a meeting with border guards in Cherkasy. The Head of State instructed to grant a state decoration to Vadym Berezensky, the border guard who heroically died on the Ukrainian-Romanian border.

During the visit to the center of preparation of border guards, President Petro Poroshenko informed that Ukraine had been accumulating the respective component for the protection of its territory from the maritime invasion.

During the working visit to Cherkasy region, President Petro Poroshenko visited the center of preparation of border guards.

During the presentation of the new Head of the Cherkasy Regional State Administration, President Petro Poroshenko especially emphasized the importance of decentralization for the active development of territories, communities. He expressed confidence that the new leadership of the region will cope with the challenges facing Ukraine and the region.

President Petro Poroshenko said that Ukraine made its geopolitical choice and the doors of NATO and the European Union are open for our country.

During the working visit to Cherkasy region, President Petro Poroshenko met with Metropolitan of Cherkasy and Kaniv Sophroniy. The Head of State thanked the Head of the Cherkasy diocese of the UOC-MP for wisdom.