The Ministry of Defense of Ukraine considers the option to rename the assault ship “Kirovohrad” in the honor of the scout perished in ATO

January 2, 2016
The ship is planned to rename in the honor of post – captain Yurii Olefirenko

The initiative to rename the medium assault ship “Kirovohrad” in the honor of the hero scout, who was killed in discharge of combat mission in January, 2015, came from the deputies of Kirovohrad Local Council and the Verkhovna Rada deputy Oleksand Horbunov. The following request with signatures of other deputies was sent to the Minister of Defense of Ukraine.

In its turn, the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine informs that such a draft of the Presidential decree is now worked out in the defence agency.