As it is reported on the official site of the President of Ukraine, on September 26 Victor Yushchenko signed the Decree No. 861/2008 "About rewarding with the state awards of Ukraine".
According to this Decree, for courage and the self-sacrifice shown in days of the Great Patriotic War in rescue of Jews from fascist genocide, preservation of memory of victims of the Holocaust, the President of Ukraine Victor Yushchenko awarded the order to "For Merits" of the III degree of four inhabitants of the Nikolaev area:
Anushchenko Nina Ivanovna - the inhabitant of the village of Domanevk, the Nikolaev area;
Domushchey Alexey Ivanovich - the resident Voznesensk, the Nikolaev area;
Homenko Anastasia Pavlovna - the inhabitant of the village of Pokrovka, the Nikolaev area;
Nikolay Ivanovich's Chebank - the resident Voznesensk, the Nikolaev area.