In Mogilev-Podolsky opened the memorial to the fallen guards

In Mogilev-Podolsky on 10 November, opened the memorial to fallen heroes of frontier. About it reports a press-service of the State border service of Ukraine.

«The memorial symbolizes the courage, resilience and fortitude of the border guards who died defending the territorial integrity and state sovereignty in the East of Ukraine», — stated in the message.

At the opening of the Memorial was attended by Chairman of the state border service of Ukraine Colonel-General Viktor Nazarenko, head of the southern regional government of state frontier service of Ukraine the General-Lieutenant Sergey Kosik, representatives of local authorities.

According to Nazarenko, more than 16 thousand guards took part in the fighting in Eastern Ukraine. «State awards were presented to 721, the border guard, and a native of Vinnytsia region, senior Lieutenant Vyacheslav Semenov posthumously awarded the honorary title «Hero of Ukraine». Only in the area ATO gave his life 67 guards border», — said the Chairman of SBS.

The monument was erected on the territory of the military town of Mohyliv-Podilskyi border guard detachment. A three-meter stele, on which stands an equilateral Cossack cross, made of stone. On it State Flag of Ukraine. Image Heroes are carved in granite next to a plaque with the words of consecration. On both sides of the obelisk — blue-yellow boundary signs as a symbol of inviolable state boundary.

Recall that during the ATO killed 2504 Ukrainian soldier.




In Mogilev-Podolsky opened the memorial to the fallen guards 11.11.2016

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