Ukraine holds moment of silence in memory of Heavenly Hundred Heroes

Source : 112 Ukraine

Ukraine celebrates the Day of the Heroes of the Heavenly hundred on February 20
13:36, 20 February 2017

112 Agency

Ukraine at 12:00 observed a moment of silence in memory of the fallen heroes of the Heavenly Hundred.

Ukrainians mark the Day of Heavenly Hundred Heroes today, on February 20. They honor the bravery of participants of the Revolution of Dignity and commemorate Heroes of the Heavenly Hundred.

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This Memorial Day was established by the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko on February 2015 “to honor the bravery, spirit and resilience of citizens who gave their lives during the revolution of dignity (November 2013- February 2014).”

Heavenly Hundred is a collective name given to the civil protesters who participated and bore the ideas of Euromaidan in Ukraine (the Revolution of Dignity) in December 2013 - February 2014.

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