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Farewell ceremony for Myroslav Popovych takes place in Kyiv
15:57, 13 February 2018
Farewell ceremony for Myroslav Popovych takes place in Kyiv

According to Poroshenko, Popovych gave him very precious advice

15:57, 13 February 2018

Presidential Administration press office

The farewell ceremony for Myroslav Popovych, the Ukrainian philosopher and public figure, the Director of Philosophy Institute named after Hryhory Skovoroda and academic of the of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.

The Ukrainian scientists, public figures, MPs, Volodymyr Groysman, the Prime Minister of Ukraine and Volodymyr Gorbulin, the Director of the National University of Strategic Researches came to the ceremony as Telegraph reported.

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Also, Petro Poroshenko, the President of Ukraine visited the funeral.

'Today Ukraine buries its great son Myroslav Popovych. It is hard to exaggerate the scale of this person and things that he did for the revival of Ukraine, Ukrainian spirit and morality', the president said.

According to Poroshenko, he met Popovych very often in these latter days within the initiative 'December, the first'. He emphasized that the philosopher gave him very precious advice.

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'It is not just a loss of a great Ukrainian or great state person for me. I can say that in some way Myroslav was my teacher', Poroshenko said.

As we reported Myroslav Popovych, the Director of Philosophy Institute of Ukraine died at the age of 88 on February 11.

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