Liberty Medal to be awarded to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy

The fall Ukrainian President Volody  myr Zelenskyy will receive the 2022 Liberty Medal

Zelenskyy will be recognised in a ceremony in October

what the National Constitution Center called

his valiant defence of liberty in the face of Russian tyranny

according to a statement released on Monday

According to centre president and CEO Jeffrey Rosen

President Zelenskyy has heroically led the Ukrainian people in their defence

freedom against Russian oppression, and his courage has inspired people around

the world to preserve liberal democracy and the rule of law