Vasily Gritsak

The Chairman of the security Service of Ukraine received the award for selfless service to the Ukrainian people, stated in the decree.

Today, may 9, the current President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has signed a decree on conferring the title Hero of Ukraine head of the security Service of Ukraine Vasyl Gritsak. The decree published on the official website of the President of Ukraine, reports liga.net.

The decree States: “For selfless service to the Ukrainian people, an outstanding personal contribution to the defense of national sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine, I decree:

to assign the title of Hero of Ukraine and order “gold Star” Vasily Gritsak Sergeevich – the Chairman of the security Service of Ukraine”.

On may 3, the President was awarded the title of Hero of Ukraine posthumously to General Igor Momot, who fought in the Donbass. Poroshenko said that in the beginning of the war Momot at the checkpoint Dovzhansky in the Donbass came out to more than 200 militants demanding the release of their leader, holding a hand grenade without checks. In addition, for the courage and heroism they received awards of more than 900 guards.