Kyiv declared September 22, as a day of mourning due to the death of Kiev resident Volodymyr Matvienko in the Joint Forces Operation zone. The press office of the Kyiv City State Administration reported.
‘Kyiv City State Administration declared September 22, as a day of mourning to honor Volodymyr Matvienko, Commander of the 1st motorized infantry company of the motorized infantry battalion of the military unit A2167 who tragically died ensuring national security and defense, deterring armed aggression of the Russian Federation in Donetsk and Luhansk regions,’ reads the message.
It means that all national flags of Ukraine with a mourning ribbon on buildings and structures of local self-government, municipal enterprises, in institutions and organizations will be lowered at that day.
All enterprises, institutions, organizations of all forms of ownership of Kyiv are advised to support this action.
Apart from this, these enterprises are recommended to limit the hold of amusement events, concerts, sports competitions or to hold a minute of silence at the beginning of the events in case they can’t be canceled.
Sergeant of the 72nd separate mechanized brigade of Kiev Volodymyr Matvienko died from fragmentation wound in the area of Luhanske in Donetsk region on September 18 at about 11 p.m.