Order of Bohdan Khmelnytsky

The Order of Bohdan Khmelnytsky (Ukrainian: Орден Богдана Хмельницького) is a Ukrainian military award named after Bohdan Khmelnytsky, Hetman of the Ukrainian Cossacks. The award was established by Ukrainian president Leonid Kuchma to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the end of World War II on May 3, 1995.

Order of Bohdan Khmelnytsky
Order Bohdan Khmelnytsky
Type3 grade order
Awarded forExceptional duty in defense of state sovereignty and state security; veterans of the World War II
Presented by Ukraine
EligibilityMilitary and Security Personnel, other citizens of Ukraine
EstablishedMay 3, 1995
First awardedMay 7, 1995 (3rd Class)
Order of Bohdan Khmelnytsky UA ribbon bar (1st class).svg
Ribbon of the Order of Bohdan Khmelnitsky
Next (higher)Order of Merit
Next (lower)Order of the Heavenly Hundred Heroes

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Bohdan Khmelnytsky
First Class Second Class Third Class

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