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In Odessa honored memory of war victims. Picture story

In Odessa was held the flowers laying ceremony at the monument to the Unknown Sailor on the occasion of the Day of Grief and Commemoration of the War Victims. Picture story

Today, June 22, 2015, in Odessa, was held the ceremony of laying flowers at the monument to the Unknown Sailor on the Walk of Fame in the park named after T. Shevchenko. The ceremony took place on the occasion of the Day of Grief and Commemoration of the War Victims in Ukraine. 
 
The ceremony was attended by the Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Vladimir Groisman, the governor of the Odessa Regional State Administration Mikheil Saakashvili, the Mayor of Odessa Gennadiy Trukhanov, Commander of the Naval Forces of Ukraine Sergei Hayduk, veterans, representatives of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, clergy, heads of departments, district administrations, and citizens of Odessa.

The laying of wreaths and flowers was traditionally accompanied with mourning fireworks in memory of the victims.

 

 
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The Day of Grief and Commemoration of the War Victims in Ukraine was set on the eve of the 60th anniversary the war’s of 1941-1945 beginning by the Decree of the President of Ukraine ¹1245 of November 17, 2000.

 


 



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