The corresponding decree No. 873/2019 was signed by the president of Ukraine, the press service of the head of state said.
“Assign the name of the Hero of Ukraine Colonel Taras Senyuk 13 to the separate air assault battalion of the 95th airborne assault brigade of the airborne assault troops of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and hereinafter name it - the 13th separate airborne assault battalion named after the Hero of Ukraine Colonel Taras Senyukur 95 the separate airborne assault brigades of the airborne assault troops of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, ”the document says.
The decree comes into force from the day of its publication.
The commander of the 1st airmobile and airborne battalion of the 95th separate airmobile brigade of the Airborne Forces of the Armed Forces, Hero of Ukraine Taras Senyuk, died on June 3, 2014 near Slavyansk in the Donbas