In the Cherkasy region 2017 announced as the year of the founding of the people’s Rukh of Ukraine Vyacheslav Chornovil — in honor of the anniversary of his birth. This was reported in the press service of the Cherkasy regional state administration.
The «year of the outstanding politician and the founder of the people’s movement of Ukraine declared 2017 Cherkasy region», — stated in the message.
By order of the Chairman of regional state administration Yuri Tkachenko also established a working group which will be responsible for the organization and coordination of the events dedicated to the 80th anniversary since the birth of Chornovil.
The administration reminded that Vyacheslav Chornovil was born on December 24, 1937 in Yerky S. (now Katerynopil’s’kyi district). Became the leader of the Ukrainian national-democratic liberation movement of the late 1980 – 90-ies. Among others, Vyacheslav Chornovil was the initiator of the Declaration on state sovereignty of Ukraine and the act of proclamation of independence of Ukraine. Was posthumously awarded the title Hero of Ukraine.
Vyacheslav Chornovil died on March 25, 1999 in a car accident near Kiev when its car faced with the unfolding on the highway «KAMAZ» with the trailer. Then killed the driver of policy Evgeny Pavlov, injured press Secretary.
Members of the people’s movement Yaroslav Kendzer and Ivan Stoyko have argued that Chornovil and his driver after a collision with a truck were alive, but they finished off with brass knuckles is unknown.
In 2011, the interior Ministry reported that the case regarding the death of Chornovil is directed on a dorassledovaniye.
In April 2014, the Appeals court of Kyiv region has satisfied the petition of the victims in the case of the death of the leader of Rukh Vyacheslav Chornovil and sent the case back for additional investigation to the Prosecutor. The panel of judges cancelled the decision of Boryspil city district court to close the case of the death of Chornovil and returned the case to the Prosecutor.
At the end of 2014, GPU has agreed to reclassify the case Chornovil in «assassination of a statesman».
Recently it was reported that a literary Agency Discursus is preparing to release a book of Vyacheslav Chornovil «Ukraine begins with you». The book will contain the best works of Ukrainian politician, journalist and dissident, written from the 1960s years, chronicling the stages of his political activities.
On Cherkasy 2017 declared the year of Vyacheslav Chornovil 20.01.2017