The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, to say this morning in Parliament the annual message to deputies her and all the people of Ukraine, announced about conferring the title of Hero of Ukraine major-General Maxim Shapoval. At the time of death June 27 in Solomenskiy district of Kiev, the head of the Special reserve of the Main intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of defense of Ukraine was wearing Colonel’s epaulettes. In addition to developing special operations “in the rear of the enemy” (i.e. the territory of the DNI and LC), Maxim Shapoval also provided guidance on the protection of the former Deputy of the State Duma of the Russian Federation Denis Boronenkov.
Immediately after the speech in Parliament, Poroshenko, as promised, went to the location of special reserve DIU, where he participated in a ceremony of giving secret military unit named after Maxim Shapoval.