Zelensky arrived in Kharkiv and gave the Hero City award – video

During the meeting, the head of state handed over the honorary award “Hero City of Ukraine” to Kharkiv Mayor Igor Terekhov.

Zelensky presented the award

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky visited the Kharkiv region today, where he held a coordination meeting on the current security situation in the region.

As reported in the Office of the Head of State, the head of state was informed about the progress of restoration in the de-occupied territories of the Kharkiv region, the arrangement of fortifications, the restoration of infrastructure and the provision of assistance to affected citizens.

Zelensky listened to the report of the military command on the operational situation in the zone of responsibility of the Kharkiv OGV.

The President also discussed with representatives of the energy industry the issues of providing all settlements of the Kharkiv region with electricity.

During the meeting, the head of state handed over the honorary award “Hero City of Ukraine” to Kharkiv Mayor Igor Terekhov, which the President awarded to Kharkiv in order to celebrate the feat, mass heroism and steadfastness of citizens in defending the city during the rebuff of Russia’s armed aggression against Ukraine. On March 6, 2022, Zelensky signed a decree on conferring an honorary award on Kharkiv.

“I want to thank the city of Kharkiv. It is truly a hero city. Thanks to its inhabitants, this beautiful city defends our independence side by side with other cities of our state,” the president said.

He also presented state awards to the military, who distinguished themselves during the defense of the Kharkiv region from the Russian invaders. The defenders were awarded the orders of Bogdan Khmelnitsky II and III degrees, the orders of Daniel Galitsky and “For Courage” III degree.

Zelensky’s visit to Bakhmut – details

President Zelensky also visited the Donetsk region today, where, in particular, he held a coordination meeting on the socio-economic and current security situation in the region.

Zelensky visited the advanced positions in the Donetsk region, in particular in the Bakhmut direction, and awarded the defenders of Bakhmut.

He listened to reports on the operational situation and the course of hostilities in this sector of the front, and also spoke with the military and thanked them for protecting Ukraine.

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