The locals paid tribute to six servicemen of the police and the military; they died on May 9, 2014, while defending the building of the city police department. A correspondent of 112 Ukraine TV channel said this during the live broadcast from Mariupol.
Fighters of the National Guard and relatives of the deceased servicemen were present. Head of the Chief Department of the National Police Vyacheslav Abroskin delivered a speech on the occasion. Participants in the meeting laid flowers to the memorial plate that was set up at the city police department in May 2015.
Six policemen and troopers of the Armed Forces were killed on May 9, 2014, when militants of the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic stormed the building of the city police department.