Gunner Ian Cervone was posthumously awarded the medal of Khmelnytskyi

Пулеметчицу Яну Червоную посмертно наградили орденом Хмельницкого

She died on 2 April in the fighting in the area Popasnaya.

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko was posthumously awarded the dead in the Donbass military Jan Cervone order of Bogdan Khmelnitsky 3 degree. The corresponding presidential decree of April 6, published on the website of the President.

“For personal courage in defending the state sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine, selfless service to the Ukrainian people, I decree: to award the order of Bogdan Khmelnitsky III degree Cervone, Jan M. – the senior soldier (posthumously)”, – the document says.

We will remind, Yana Chervona, died April 2 in a battle in the area of Popasnaya with fighter Alexander by Melatinin. In their dugout hit enemy shell.

Yana Chervona, known under the call sign “Witch”, – member of the Kharkiv Euromaidan volunteer. She volunteered for the battalion of special purpose “Donbass-Ukraine”, where he fought as a gunner. The woman still had a husband and two children.