Memorable events in the honor of the Heavenly Hundred start in Svatovo, Luhansk region. More than a hundred citizens gathered on the central square, 112 Ukraine TV channel correspondent reports.
People are holding national symbols, flags and candles. Mainly school students and public sector employees are present on the square with tires and barricades. An improvised stele with the photos of heroes of the Heavenly Hundred is located near the stage.
The tragic events of Maidan that happened three years ago will be staged today. Afterwards a 12-m Ukrainian flag will be displayed and the flowers will be laid to the stele to the perished heroes. A meeting of the regional authorities and the Svatovo citizens, who participated in those tragic events on Maidan shall be held.
The reinforced security is introduced, several dozens of law enforcement bodies are on the square.
Ukrainians mark the Day of Heavenly Hundred today, on February 20. They honor the bravery of participants of the Revolution of Dignity and commemorate Heroes of the Heavenly Hundred.