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Heroes Do Not Die, They Live as Long as We Remember Them!

February 10, 2021
Fallen DIU officers have been commemorated today at the Defence Ministry
Heroes Do Not Die, They Live as Long as We Remember Them!

Today, a daily morning ceremony of commemoration of the Ukrainian defenders, who were perished this day at different years as a result of the Russian armed aggression, has been held at the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine.

The event has been attended by the perished Heroes’ relatives, representatives of the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the Defence Intelligence of Ukraine and servicemen of Kyiv garrison.

The Remembrance Bell has been sounded today twenty times, two of them – in honour of fallen intelligence officers Colonels Volodymyr Dovhaniuk and Ihor Shevchenko, who were killed in 2015 while they performing a combat task. They were posthumously awarded the state awards.

The attendees paid the tribute to the memory of the Ukrainian defenders with a minute of silence and laid flowers near the Remembrance Stela.

On the same day, the events on the commemoration of the fallen intelligence officers has been held at the Defence Intelligence of Ukraine.