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Order of the Heavenly Hundred Heroes
Awarded by  Ukraine
Type Single-grade order
Awarded for Defending principles of democracy, human rights and freedom during the Euromaidan-protests
Status Currently awarded
Statistics
Established 1 July 2014
Precedence
Next (higher) Order of Bohdan Khmelnytsky
Next (lower) Order For Courage

The Order of the Heavenly Hundred Heroes (Order of Heroes of Nebesna Sotnya;[1] Ukrainian language: Орден Героїв Небесної Сотні ) is an order of Ukraine presented for civil courage, patriotism and defending constitutional principles of democracy, human rights and freedoms, active charitable, humanitarian, social activities during the Euromaidan-protests.[2][3] The order was established on 1 July 2014 when the Verkhovna Rada (the parliament of Ukraine) adopted the Law “On amendments to article 7 of the Law of Ukraine “On National Awards of Ukraine”.[4] On 26 June 2014 Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has proposed to parliament to amend the law on government awards by introducing the Order of the Heroes of the Heavenly Hundred.[5]

The name "Heavenly Hundred" refers to the list of people killed during Euromaidan.[6]

Appearance

A nationwide contest for the best design of the Order of Heroes hundreds of Heaven and by 1 August 2014 its winner will be selected.[7]

References

External links

  • [ Presidential Decree № 461/2008] (Ukrainian)



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