Ukraine's President awarded Order of the White Eagle, Poland's highest honour

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Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky was awarded

Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky was awarded the Order of the White Eagle, Poland's highest award.

An Overview of the News

  • The award was given to him for his exceptional services to protect security, resilience and human rights.

  • The Order of the White Eagle is a prestigious and highly regarded decoration of the Republic of Poland, awarded for outstanding civil and military contributions to the country.

  • It is considered the oldest and highest decoration in Poland, whose history dates back to the 14th century.

  • In recent years, the award has been awarded to individuals who have made a significant contribution to Polish–Ukrainian relations and to the promotion of democracy and human rights in the region.

About Ukraine

  • It is located in Eastern Europe, bordered by Russia to the east and northeast, and is the second largest country in Europe, covering approximately 600,000 square kilometres.

  • Ukrainian culture has influences from Slavic, Byzantine and European traditions.

Capital - Kyiv

Official language - Ukrainian

About Poland

  • A country located in Central Europe, bordered by Germany to the west, the Czech Republic and Slovakia to the south, Ukraine and Belarus to the east, and the Baltic Sea, Lithuania and Russia to the north.

  • The country is divided into 16 administrative regions, known as provinces, each with its own government and parliament.

  • Poland has a total area of 312,696 km², making it the ninth largest country in Europe and the fifth most populous member state of the European Union.

  • Poland is also a member of several international organisations including the United Nations, NATO, and the World Trade Organization.

Capital - Warsaw

Official language - Polish

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