“Approached Kozhedub.” Zelensky awarded the Hero of Ukraine to the pilot Lazarenko – photo – news of Ukraine, Politics


President Vladimir Zelensky awarded the title of Hero of Ukraine to pilot Rostislav Lazarenko, who has more than 300 sorties under his belt. About it reported in the Uman City Council.

Umanchanin Lazarenko has the rank of lieutenant colonel and is an assault aviation officer.

The pilot has been protecting the Ukrainian skies since the start of Russia’s full-scale invasion.

He made hundreds of sorties and approached the record of the legendary Ukrainian pilot Ivan Kozhedub.

Ivan Kozhedub – Ukrainian ace pilot who fought on the side of the USSR during the Second World War. The most productive fighter pilot in Allied aviation (64 victories). He had 330 sorties and 120 air battles behind him. He was awarded the star of the hero of the USSR three times.

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Source: liga.net


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