Decree of the President on February 8 – the same day he signed the decree on his dismissal.
President Vladimir Zelensky awarded the title of Hero of Ukraine to Valery Zaluzhny, who until yesterday was the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
The decree on conferring the highest state award was signed on February 8 – the day of Zaluzhny’s dismissal. The document was published on the website President.
“For outstanding personal services in protecting the state sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine, selfless service to the Ukrainian people, I decree: To award the title of Hero of Ukraine with the award of the Order of the Golden Star to Valery Fedorovich ZALUZHNY – general,” the decree says .