On May 15, Ukraine to commemorate victims of political repressions

Source : 112 Ukraine

President Poroshenko to join the events slated in the memorial of Bykivnya Graves
15:00, 13 May 2016

The commemoration ceremony will start at 10.00 Kyiv time, according to the presidential press service.

The Bykivnya Graves is a National Historic Memorial on the site of the former village of Bykivnia, on the outskirts of Kyiv. During the Stalinist period in the USSR, it was one of the unmarked mass grave sites where the NKVD, the Soviet secret police, disposed of thousands of executed "enemies of the Soviet state".

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