Over 159,000 soldiers received ATO participant status10.06.2016 12:53 264
About 10,000 servicemen have acquired the status of participant of combat actions over the past week, according to Dmytro Hutsuliak, a representative of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry.
“The Defense Ministry presented departmental awards and gifts to 118 servicemen of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, who participate in ATO. About 10,000 persons got the status of participant of combat actions. Thus, since the start of ATO, over 159,000 servicemen of the Ukrainian Armed Forces have acquired the status of participant of combat actions,” Hutsuliak said at a briefing titled “Activities of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry over the last three days”.