On Askold’s grave, honored the memory of Heroes of Kruty

The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko took part in the ceremony of commemorating the Heroes of Kruty at Askold’s grave in Kiev, reports «UKRINFORM».

Poroshenko and his wife laid flowers to the Memorial cross, the Heroes of Kruty at Askold’s grave.

In the ceremony of commemoration was also attended by Ministers, Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Andrew Parubiy and the mayor of Kiev Vitali Klitschko.

Earlier, the President recalled the heroism of crucian and said that their sacrifice and dedication given the opportunity organized to evacuate from the capital Central government and to withdraw — that is, to do everything possible to quickly return the lost positions. And most importantly — the government of the young Ukrainian state had the opportunity to sign a peace Treaty with Germany, which meant the international recognition of the UNR and automatically did the Bolshevik invaders of the territory of a sovereign state.

As you know, on 29 January 1918 at a railway station Cool, 130 km from Kiev, there was a fight between chetyrehchastnaya Bolshevik army Mikhail Muravyov and detachment of Kiev students and soldiers free Cossacks, which consisted of about 400 warriors.

On Askold’s grave, honored the memory of Heroes of Kruty 29.01.2017

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