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New street at Khotimsk named after Mikhail Pilipenko, Hero of the Soviet Union

A new street appeared at Khotimsk. According to the decision of the local executive committee it is named after Mikhail Pilipenko, the Hero of the Soviet Union, an order-bearer of Lenin Order, three Red Star Orders, Patriotic War Order, Bogdan Khmelnitski order.

A lieutenant-general of the USSR Armed Forces, Mikhail Pilipenko was born at Dubrovka village of Khotimsk district. After the USSR disintegration a colonel-general of the Armed Forces of the Ukraine Mikhail Pilipenko during 17 years was a director of one of the best military colleges in Kiev.

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