Zelensky honored memory of victims of political repression

Source : 112 Ukraine

President emphasized that modern and future generations should do everything for sake of not repeating such crimes
12:30, 17 May 2020

Office of the President of Ukraine

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky visited the Bykivnia Graves National Historic Memorial and took part in the measures dedicated to the Day of Remembrance of Victims of Political Repressions. The press service of the Office of the President reported this.

The Head of State laid flowers at the mass grave, put an icon lamp, and honored the memory of the victims of totalitarianism near the central monument of the Bykivnia Graves. 

"The colossal scale of the crimes and their inhumane nature are shocking. Absolutely unnatural to both the laws of normal human existence and the social order of the civilized world. The totalitarian machine destroyed human lives and destinies on its way without hesitation," the President of Ukraine said.

In addition, the president laid flowers at the memorial sign of the Polish graves.

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"In an independent democratic Ukraine, the life and health of citizens will always be my unconditional priority," the President said.

As we reported before, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky published an appeal on the occasion of Europe Day, in which he said that building a successful Europe cannot be considered complete without Ukraine.

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