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9-year-old Ukrainian volunteer, who raised over $80,000 for army, gets diploma from Zaluzhnyi

15 September, 2023 Friday
20:30

A 9-year-old volunteer from the Lviv region was awarded a certificate of merit for active citizenship, patriotism and assistance to the Armed Forces of Ukraine. The boy raised more than UAH 3 million for the needs of the army

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This was reported by the Lviv Regional Military Administration. 

A nine-year-old volunteer from Lviv region, Yuriy Napora, who raised more than UAH 3 million (over USD 80,000) for the needs of the Ukrainian military, was awarded a diploma by the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Valeriy Zaluzhnyi.

"He was awarded the diploma "For active citizenship, patriotism, and assistance to the Armed Forces of Ukraine, which brings the Victory over Russia closer" at the first department of the Lviv Territorial center for recruitment and social support," the statement reads.

The boy has raised more than UAH 3 million for the Armed Forces at his charity concerts. He is assisted in this endeavor by his father, who accompanies him on the keyboard. The theme of their songs is always the same - about the war.

  • On August 25, on Khreshchatyk Street in Kyiv, Mykolaiv volunteers unveiled a camouflage net, which was entered in the Ukrainian Book of Records as the largest net for the Armed Forces. Its length was about one kilometer.

  • The previous record was set in Lviv in September 2022. Back then, a net covering an area of 1860 square meters was woven.

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