The day of Dignity and Freedom in Ukraine pay tribute to victims of the Maidan and ATO

In Ivano-Frankivsk on the facade of the administrative building of the city Council today, November 21, the day the third anniversary of the outbreak of the revolution of Dignity, opened the stele in memory of Heroes of Heavenly hundred.

In Chernivtsi paid tribute to the victims on Maidan and in the ATO and opened a memorial plaque to the hero of the Heavenly Hundreds
The Dnipro more than 200 people commemorated Heroes of the Heavenly hundred have symbolic memorial
On independence launched a 146-meter Ukrainian flag with signatures from the fighters ATO

The monument is a wall with stylized silhouettes of people. Over them the inscription «to Those who gave their lives for the dignity with which can look myself in the eye» and inscribed with the names of all the heroes who during the Revolution of Dignity gave their lives for a better future of Ukraine, UNIAN reports.

Anthem of Ukraine, and the priests dedicated the stele.

After the prayer the Chairman of regional Council Alexander Sych, the first Deputy Chairman of regional state administration Maria Savka, the mayor of Ivano-Frankivsk Ruslan Martsinko, representatives of the square, the participants of the ATO and the public laid flowers to the monument of the song «Plyne Kacha», which in the last journey provozhaly victims on the Maidan, and lighted lamps.

Stela is a copyrighted work of the sculptor Vladimir Semkiwa and architect Julia Semkiv.

Also today at the Memorial Park near the graves of the Hero of Ukraine, student, Precarpathian University named after Vasyl Stefanyk of the Novel gurik’s, who died on the Maidan in Kyiv and those killed in the ATO priests of the traditional Christian faiths have served a memorial service for the defenders of Ukraine. On the grave they laid flowers and candles.

At 17:00 on the Maidan Veche will be a student Assembly on the occasion of the Day of dignity and freedom.

In Chernivtsi paid tribute to the victims on Maidan and in the ATO and opened a memorial plaque to the hero of the Heavenly hundreds

In Chernivtsi on the Central square today held a Veche on the occasion of the third anniversary of the revolution of Dignity.

The meeting gathered more than 200 people, and, in particular, representatives of local authorities, clergy, volunteers and participants of the Euromaidan.

Attendees lit candles and observed a minute of silence in memory of Ukrainians who died during the events on Maidan and in the area of the antiterrorist operation.

«Many of the requirements of the Maidan and today remain relevant. But we must fight to ensure that these requirements have been met, to overcome corruption, the political system has changed to work for justice. To in the history books wrote that the Maidan won, changed Ukraine», — said one of organizers of the Euromaidan in Chernivtsi , Taras Prokop.

«Three years ago we took to the streets of our cities to fight for an independent Ukraine, for our rights. Not everything, alas, has changed the way we want. But when we believe in God, even when not everything in life is possible as we want, our faith, on the contrary, increases. Today, our values have not changed. We also want to live in a legal state, where the first place person, which benefits all rights, where people feel wealthy. We will win because God is with us and the Ukrainian people,» — said in the chamber the mayor of Chernivtsi Alex Kaspruk.

On the facade of the building of Chernivtsi law Institute at the Odessa national law Academy, located in Chernivtsi established a memorial Board to the hero of the Heavenly bunt Igor Dmytriw, who was a graduate of this University.

The victim — a native of the city of Kalush, Ivano-Frankivsk region, Chernivtsi received the second higher education. For the first time Igor Dmitriev went to the Maidan in early February, then returned there on February 18 and two days later died on Instytutska street from four gunshot wounds to the lung, kidney and aorta.

A memorial plaque was opened by the Director of the Academy Bogdan Sirko and the brother of the deceased Hero of Ukraine Nikolay Dmitriev.

During the celebrations last remembered how, on 18 February 2014, he met his brother, when he went to the Maidan.

«Then the people were divided into those who are just going through the TV, and those who want real change. Igor no one was consulted. I wanted to be with him, but he was told to watch the house and farm. This was our last meeting. After that was a short phone conversations — he couldn’t speak, was on the barricades. The last time I called him, he said he reflects the attack «Berkut» and then go on the offensive. 9:20 — the first wound, at 9:27 Igor died. Among the first», — said Nikolai Dmitriev.

The Dnipro more than 200 people commemorated Heroes of the Heavenly hundred have symbolic memorial

The Dnipro on the occasion of the Day of dignity and freedom more than 200 people honored the memory of Heroes of Heavenly hundred near the symbolic memorial, set near the Dnepropetrovsk regional state administration.

Flowers to the memorial laid evromaydanovtsy, volunteers, participants of the ATO, deputies, representatives of regional and city authorities.

A memorial service for those killed during the revolution of dignity was celebrated by the Bishop of Dnipropetrovsk and Krivoy Rog (Kyiv Patriarchate) Simeon.

During the event, community activists Dnipro were awarded certificates from the Dnipropetrovsk regional state administration, regional Council and the Dnieper the city Council.

After that, nearly 100 activists of national flags marched through the city centre to the European square, where three years ago the local Euromaidan.

«We came here to remember the historical time of the revolution of dignity. We came here to talk, drink tea, as in those frosty days. We came to show their unity,» — said Chairman of the NGO «Euromaidan Iceclaw-Dnepr» Victor Romanenko.

On independence launched a 146-meter Ukrainian flag with signatures from the fighters ATO

To the Day of Dignity and Freedom on independence square launched a 146-meter yellow-blue flag signed by soldiers ATO.

About it reports «Gromadske radio».

«Initiated a campaign volunteers who actively help toucam in the East of Ukraine. They collected signatures and wishes in the area of ATO on meter yellow-blue flags, which were then sewn into one great flag», — stated in the message.

Now at the independence square gathered about 500 people formed a makeshift stage, where everyone can speak.

Announced that at 19.00 will meet representatives of volunteer battalions, which will be held Patriotic jota.

Recall that today Ukraine celebrates Day of Dignity and Freedom.

A public holiday, the Day of Dignity and Freedom is celebrated annually in Ukraine on November 21 after two revolutions – the Orange revolution (2004) and the revolution of dignity (2013-2014).

At the end of November 2013, the refusal of the Ukrainian government from signing the Association Agreement with the European Union became the root cause of the most massive in modern history of the state of the protests. The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine on 21 November 2013 decided to suspend the process of preparations for signing the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the European Union, which was to be signed at the Vilnius summit of «Eastern partnership» on 28-29 November 2013.

After beating dozens of students peacefully protesting on Maidan Nezalezhnosti in Kiev by riot police «Berkut» on the night of 30 November 2013, on the streets of cities of Ukraine left hundreds of thousands of citizens.

The protests lasted from late November to end of February 2014, received the name «Euromaidan», «Maidan» and the more recent «Revolution of Dignity». The result was that then-President Viktor Yanukovych in February, after the mass shooting of unarmed civilians on the Maidan Nezalezhnosti in Kiev, fled to Russia.

More than a hundred civilians killed during the overthrow of Yanukovych’s authoritarian regime in the winter of 2013-2014, are called the Heavenly hundred.




The day of Dignity and Freedom in Ukraine pay tribute to victims of the Maidan and ATO 21.11.2016

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