The head of state held an event in honor of the Day of the Ukrainian Volunteer, where he awarded the soldiers who defended the country from Russian aggression.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky was presented with a personal combat chevron of the deceased commander of the Da Vinci Wolves battalion Dmitry Kotsyubaylo. This was announced on the page of the department in the social network. Twitter.
On Tuesday, March 14, Ukrainian Volunteer Day is celebrated and President Volodymyr Zelensky personally met with soldiers who volunteered to defend their homeland as part of various combat brigades.
Da Vinci’s bride handed Dmitry Kotsyubaylo’s combat chevron to Vladimir Zelensky
Photo: Da Vinci Wolves
Various awards were presented at this event, and the head of the ULF medical service received her Order of Bogdan Khmelnitsky III degree. The girl was part-time lover of the deceased soldier.
“Alina Mikhailova gave the President of Ukraine the personal combat chevron of our commander Dmitry “Da Vinci” Kotsyubaylo,” the message says.
The death of the Hero of Ukraine Dmitry “Da Vinci” Kotsyubaylo: what is known
On March 7, human rights activist Masi Nayem announced the death of the Ukrainian defender on his page on the social network Facebook. It happened during active hostilities near Bakhmut in the Donetsk region. Dmitry Kotsyubaylo received a shrapnel wound in the neck and the doctors were powerless. The Hero of Ukraine was 27 years old.
On March 10, farewell to the legendary Da Vinci took place in Kyiv, and hundreds of citizens came there, as well as President Volodymyr Zelensky. The farewell ceremony for the Ukrainian defender who died near Bakhmut began at 12:00 with a memorial service in the Mikhailovsky Golden-domed Cathedral of the capital, and at least three hundred people gathered for worship in the church.
At parting, we also noticed the Prime Minister of Finland, Sanna Marin, who arrived in Kyiv that day to meet with the head of state. He and Volodymyr Zelensky laid flowers at the coffin with the body of Kotsyubailo.
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