The son of a soldier Kalinevich asks to award his father the title of Hero of Ukraine posthumously


The son of a soldier Kalinevich asks to award his father the title of Hero of Ukraine posthumously

A petition appeared on the President's website with a request to award the title of Hero of Ukraine to the soldier Kalinevich Mikhail Yaroslavovich.

The author of the petition is Maksim Mikhailovich Kalinevich, the son of the deceased defender. Channel 24 writes about this.

What is known about Maxim Kalinevich

“Your Misto” reports that Mikhail “Kalina” was born in the city of Kamenka-Bugskaya, Lviv region. Here he was educated, married, raised his son. By 2019, the man joined the ranks of the Armed Forces of Ukraine as a volunteer. In November 2022, he turned 48 years old.

Kalinevich Served in the 24th separate mechanized brigade named after King Daniel. He was the driver of a machine-gun platoon and carried out combat missions on the territory of the JFO.

A full-scale Russian invasion “Kalina” met with his brothers on the front line in the Donbass. Their unit was in Lugansk, Kherson and Donetsk regions.

On December 13, Mikhail asked his son to open a collection for a car for the brigade, but the very next day, December 14, he was gone. The defender died during the defense of Bakhmut – near the village of Klishchievka, he came under enemy mortar fire.

Buried “Kalina” in his hometown. Mikhail's wife Olga and son Maxim were waiting for Mikhail at home.

The son asks to give his father the title of Hero of Ukraine

Mikhail's son, Maxim, noticed that during the years of service his father was in the hottest spots of the war. He is convinced that his father deserves the title of Hero of Ukraine.

I appeal to the President of Ukraine about the award of my father Kalinevich Mikhail Yaroslavich. He proved by his devoted service to Ukraine that he has the right to be awarded (posthumously) with the State Award of Ukraine, for which he gave his life,” Maksim Kalinevich wrote.

Mikhail Kalinevich has 1 award – for participation in the ATO zone he was awarded the distinction “Veteran of War”.

Reference. Maxim Kalinevich registered the petition on January 26. As of 00:00 on March 16, the petition has a little over 2,700 signatures.

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