Lutsenko proposed to replace the title of Hero of Ukraine

Луценко предложил заменить звание Герой Украины

Yuriy Lutsenko proposed to introduce another award called the Golden Trident.

President Petro Poroshenko was close to making this decision, but changed his mind, according to the attorney General.

The title of Hero of Ukraine is post-Soviet in essence and form, and have long had to make a decision about the end of his action. This was stated by Prosecutor General Yury Lutsenko on a press-conference devoted to completion of a pretrial investigation on business about preparation of a terrorist attack Hero of Ukraine Nadezhda Savchenko.

About it reports the Left coast on Thursday, 2 August.

“It is very difficult to explain, especially to foreign observers as the man for whom half the world was fighting, the man awarded the highest state distinction became an enemy of the country”, – complained to the attorney General.

Lutsenko stressed that Savchenko is not the only Hero of Ukraine under investigation. “Four of them, which are under criminal proceedings,” – said Lutsenko.

The attorney General added that he believes the state award of the Hero of Ukraine post-Soviet in essence and form.

Lutsenko noted that it is discredited and offered to replace it with another award called the Golden Trident, as well as to prescribe other requirements for awarding high state awards.

He added that President Petro Poroshenko was close to making this decision, but failed to do so because families of the dead activists of Euromaidan insisted on the appropriation of the dead it the title of Hero of Ukraine.

“For a long time it was necessary to decide on the termination of the award Hero of Ukraine”, – Lutsenko declared.

Note that the title of Hero of Ukraine has 440 people. In recent years, it is awarded to only the military.

On the eve of the boxer Oleksandr Usyk stated that he doesn’t need the title of Hero of Ukraine after the victory in Moscow over Russian Murat by Gassieva.

After that, the state Duma of the Russian Federation proposed to consider the option of issuing a Tendril of Russian citizenship.

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