From open sources

Thursday, may 9 the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has awarded the title of Hero of Ukraine to three more people.

The title of the Hero will get the current head of the SBU Basil Gritsak. Two people, volunteer Dmitry Goncharenko and national guard under Colonel Andriy Sokolenko will be the hero of Ukraine posthumously.

Award “Hero of Ukraine” – perhaps the most discussed in modern Ukraine. In society, discussions about its feasibility, carefully study the list of awardees, highlighting the questionable from the point of view of their merit of the people, and in General from time to time offer to cancel.

However, the title still exists. It gets more and more people. In connection with the fighting in the Donbas, the number of awarded posthumously, unfortunately, also increases.

Well, let’s figure out what “Hero of Ukraine”, in detail. Let’s start with the basics.