Zelensky honors heroes of Kruty Battle

17:41, 29 January 2021


President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky participated in the ceremony of tribute to the deceased heroes of the Battle of Kruty (January 29, 1918). The head of the state laid flowers to the memorial cross of the Heroes of Kruty at Prince Askold's grave in Kyiv.

On January 29, Ukraine commemorates the heroes of the Battle of Kruty. On January 29, 1918, 130 km to the north-east from Kyiv, the battle took place between a 400 soldiers unit of the Ukrainian forces (300 of them were students) and 4,000 Red Army under Mikhail Muravyov command. 

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