Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov congratulated the soldiers on the Day of tankmen. This was reported by the press service of the National Security Council.
"I congratulate the tank crews with their professional holiday. Powerful, efficiently operating armored divisions are the key to victory in modern land battles. Ukraine has one of the most powerful armored schools in the world and our domestic tanks are among the best," - said Turchynov.
On the occasion of the Day of tankmen, the president signed a decree on conferring state awards to Ukrainian tank crew soldiers, who showed personal courage and high professionalism in protecting state sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine.