Odessa region commemorates the victims of political repressions

18 May 2019, 13:10
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There was laying flowers and wreaths on the Memorial Board and the place of mass burial of the victims of political repressions of 1937-1938 in the Western Cemetery of Odessa. Together with the community, the deputy chairman of the Odessa Regional State Administration Sergiy Koleboshin took part in the memorial events.

"The European vector that has chosen Ukraine is a precaution to prevent terrible totalitarian crimes from happening again," said Sergey Koleboshin.

Note that the Day of Remembrance of Victims of Political Repressions was established in accordance with the Presidential Decree of 21 May 2007 in order to properly pay homage to the victims of political repressions, to draw the attention of society to the tragic events in the history of Ukraine caused by the violent introduction of communist ideology, the revival of the national memory Tackling intolerance to any manifestations of violence against humanity.