In the Odessa region, they commemorate the Heroes of Heavenly Hundreds

20 February 2019, 11:15
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In the Odessa region, the memory of the heroes, who died five years ago during the events of the Revolution of Goodwill, were honored. The ceremony of laying flowers at the memorial sign to the Heroes of Heavenly Hundred, along with the public, was attended by the head of the Odessa regional state administration Maxim Stepanov. Presenters honored the dead with a minute of silence.

"Five years have passed since those tragic events. Then the participants of the Revolution, at the cost of their own lives, proved that justice, freedom and European choice are not just beautiful words, but the greatest values. This memory will remain forever in the hearts of Ukrainians ", - said Maxim Stepanov.

In addition, on the occasion of a memorable date in the regions of the Odessa region are educational events. In particular, meetings of the participants of the Revolution of Dignity with schoolchildren, the lesson-conversation "Living the bow - the glory of the dead", literary exhibitions "The Day of the Memory of the Heroes of Heavenly Hundreds is dedicated".

Recall the Day of Heroes of Heavenly Hundreds set by the decree of President Petro Poroshenko. It is celebrated annually on February 20 in honor of the deceased members of the Revolution of Virtue.