Order of Liberty (Ukraine)

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Order of Liberty
Freedom order.jpg
Badge of the Order of Liberty
Awarded by  Ukraine
Type Single-grade order
Status Active
Grades (w/ post-nominals) Member of the Order of Liberty (MOL)
Statistics
Established April 10, 2008
Total inductees 38
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

The Order of Liberty (Ukrainian: Орден Свободи) is an award 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.

Recipients

Since the creation of the Order of Liberty, there were 38 recipients of the decoration. This first recipient is Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden.

  1. Sweden Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden (2008)
  2. Ukraine Yevgen Zakharov (2008)
  3. Ukraine Eugene Sverstyuk (2008)
  4. Ukraine Stepan Khmara (2008)
  5. Ukraine Myroslav Marynovych (2008)
  6. Ukraine Mykhailo Horyn (2009)
  7. Ukraine Ivan Dziuba (2009)
  8. Ukraine Boris Oleynik (2009)
  9. Ukraine Filaret (Denysenko) (2009)
  10. Ukraine Petro Franco (2009)
  11. Lithuania Valdas Adamkus (2009)
  12. Ukraine Ihor Kalynets (2009)
  13. Ukraine Oles Shevchenko (2009)
  14. Ukraine Ivan Hel (2009)
  15. Ukraine Mykola Horbal (2009)
  16. Ukraine Athena-Svyatomyra Pashko (2009)
  17. Ukraine Mykola Plakhotnyuk (2009)
  18. Ukraine Vasyl Chervoniy (2009, posthumous)
  19. Brazil Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (2009)
  20. Ukraine Roman Krutsyk (2010)
  21. Ukraine Eugene Pronyuk (2010)
  22. Ukraine Ivan Sokulsky (2010, posthumous)
  23. Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev (2010)
  24. Ukraine Volodymyr Sabodan (2010)
  25. Latvia Valdis Zatlers (2011)
  26. Ukraine Borys Paton (2012)
  27. Ukraine Leonid Gubersky (2013)
  28. 23x15pxTurkey Bartholomew I of Constantinople (2013)
  29. Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev (2013)
  30. Ukraine Leonid Kravchuk (2014)
  31. NATODenmark Anders Fogh Rasmussen (2014)
  32. Ukraine Dmytro Pavlychko (2015)
  33. Russia Boris Nemtsov (2015, posthumous)
  34. Ukraine Myroslav Symchych (2015)
  35. Portugal José Manuel Barroso (2015)
  36. United States George Soros (2015)
  37. Ukraine Omelyan Koval (2015)
  38. Ukraine Svyatoslav Vakarchuk (2016)

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