The Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy
Yatsenyuk is staying in Dnipropetrovsk, where he visited the Regional hospital
named after Mechnikov. Here the wounded during the
ATO soldiers undergo treatment, some of them broke out of the encirclement in Illovaysk. The Prime Minister handed awards to the fighters.
Together with the PM
the hospital attended the Minister of Interior of Ukraine Arsen
Avakov, advisor to the Minister of Interior of
Ukraine Anton Herashchenko.
The head of the Government awarded the
commander of the second special battalion Donbas of the National Guard of
Ukraine Semen Semenchenko the Order of Bogdan Khmelnitsky III degree, by the Decree of the
President of Ukraine for personal courage in battle.
Moreover, he presented a reward dirk and a badge "For excellent service" to
the soldier of Dnipro-1 battalion Volodymyr Parasiuk.
The fighters who are staying in the hospital were presented reward watches.
Arseniy Yatsenyuk said that the soldiers participating
in ATO "are real heroes who defend the country."
The PM emphasized that all financing necessary
to purchase medicine and to ensure medical care to the soldiers was provided: “There
are billions of money on the account, the defense department should use them as fast as possible”.
"But the most important is the morale and
confidence, coherence and discipline. Everywhere: in the Ministry of Defence, among
the ATO commanders, within the Government, the Administration. As the country passes
huge tests and faces great challenges," said the Prime Minister.
"We can overcome everything if we have a
very cold and pragmatic approach, discipline, professionalism and intelligence
to do that," he said.
Arseniy Yatsenyuk stressed that he "supports
the position of the President of Ukraine regarding an urgent change of
leadership of the defense departments":
"It’s the time to take serious and radical decisions, including