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Order of Liberty (Ukraine)

The Order of Liberty (Ukrainian: Орден Свободи) is an honour of Ukraine. The Order was instituted on April 10, 2008, by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine to honour special merits of citizens for strengthening the Sovereignty and Independence of Ukraine, consolidating Ukrainian society, developing Democracy, advancing socio-economic and political reforms, and advocating the Constitutional Rights and Liberties of Man and Citizen.

Order of Liberty
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Badge of the Order of Liberty
Awarded by  Ukraine
TypeSingle-grade order
EstablishedApril 10, 2008
StatusActive
GradesMember of the Order of Liberty (MOL)
Statistics
Total inductees64
Precedence
Next (higher)Hero of Ukraine (Order of the Gold Star and Order of the State)
Next (lower)Order of Prince Yaroslav the Wise
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Ribbon bar of the Order of Liberty

RecipientsEdit

Since the creation of the Order of Liberty, there were 64 recipients of the decoration. This first recipient is Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden.

  1.   Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden (2008)
  2.   Yevgen Zakharov (2008)
  3.   Eugene Sverstyuk (2008)
  4.   Stepan Khmara (2008)
  5.   Myroslav Marynovych (2008)
  6.   Mykhailo Horyn (2009)
  7.   Ivan Dziuba (2009)
  8.   Boris Oleynik (2009)
  9.   Filaret (Denysenko) (2009)
  10.   Petro Franco (2009)
  11.   Valdas Adamkus (2009)
  12.   Ihor Kalynets (2009)
  13.   Oles Shevchenko (2009)
  14.   Ivan Hel (2009)
  15.   Mykola Horbal (2009)
  16.   Athena-Svyatomyra Pashko (2009)
  17.   Mykola Plakhotnyuk (2009)
  18.   Vasyl Chervoniy (2009, posthumous)
  19.   Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (2009)
  20.   Roman Krutsyk (2010)
  21.   Eugene Pronyuk (2010)
  22.   Ivan Sokulsky (2010, posthumous)
  23.   Nursultan Nazarbayev (2010)
  24.   Volodymyr Sabodan (2010)
  25.   Valdis Zatlers (2011)
  26.   Borys Paton (2012)
  27.   Leonid Gubersky (2013)
  28.    Bartholomew I of Constantinople (2013)
  29.   Ilham Aliyev (2013)
  30.   Leonid Kravchuk (2014)
  31.    Anders Fogh Rasmussen (2014)
  32.   Dmytro Pavlychko (2015)
  33.   Boris Nemtsov (2015, posthumous)
  34.   Myroslav Symchych (2015)
  35.   José Manuel Barroso (2015)
  36.   George Soros (2015)
  37.   Omelyan Koval (2015)
  38.   Svyatoslav Vakarchuk (2016)
  39.   Ivan Marchuk (2016)
  40.   Yuriy Shcherbak (2016)
  41.   Aleksandrov Ihor (2016, posthumous)
  42.   Viktor Kuksa (2016)
  43.   Vsevolod Stebliuk (2016)
  44.   Stephen Harper (2016)
  45.   Richard Lugar (2016)
  46.   John McCain (2016)
  47.   Bohdan Hawrylyshyn (2016)
  48.   Borut Pahor (2016)
  49.   Levko Lukyanenko (2016)
  50.   Ihor Yukhnovskyi (2016)
  51.   Volodymyr Kolinets (2017)
  52.   Refat Chubarov (2017)
  53.   Joe Biden (2017)
  54.   Joachim Gauck (2017)
  55.   François Hollande (2017)
  56.   Wladimir Klitschko (2017)
  57.   Vytautas Landsbergis (2017)
  58.   Yevhen Bystrytsky (2018)
  59.   Myroslav Popovych (2018, posthumous)
  60.   Mustafa Dzhemilev (2018)
  61.   Serhiy Komisarenko (2018)
  62.   Kyrylo Osmak (2018, posthumous)
  63.   Dalia Grybauskaitė (2018)
  64.   Pavlo Movchan (2018)

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