"Military Merit Cross" sheet 2023
The award of the President of Ukraine "Cross of Combat Merit" is established to honor servicemen of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and other military formations formed in accordance with the laws of Ukraine for: outstanding personal bravery and courage or outstanding heroic deed during the performance of a combat mission in conditions of danger to life and direct confrontation with the opponent; outstanding successes in the management of troops (forces) during military (combat) operations (Decree of the President of Ukraine V. Zelensky dated May 5, 2022 No. 314/2022).
The model for the development of the award was the highest military award of the UPA and UGVR - "Cross of Combat Merit", the project of which was created by the famous Ukrainian artist Nil Khasevych. The Cross of Military Merit is made of silver with gilding and has the form of a straight equilateral cross, in the center of which is the image of the Princely State Sign of Volodymyr the Great. Among the first to receive combat awards were: Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces General Valery Zaluzhny, Captain Vladyslav Kalievskyi, Sergeant Daria Mazurenko, Lieutenant General Yevhen Moysyuk, Colonel Oleksandr Okhrimenko.
The author of the design of the "Cross of Combat Merit" is Oleksandr Lezhnev.
Country - Ukraine
Release Date - 10/26/2023
The circulation - 450 000
Stamp - № 2063
Stamp size - 30x40,5 mm
Minisheet size - 110x105 mm
Number of stamps in the minisheet - 6