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We will Never Forget the Exploits of the Heroes!

March 17, 2021
The memory of the fallen reconnaissance men was honored in the national defence department
We will Never Forget the Exploits of the Heroes!

Today, a daily morning ceremony of commemoration of the Ukrainian defenders, who died this day in various years as a result of Russian armed aggression, has been held at the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine. The event has been attended by relatives of fallen Ukrainian servicemen, representatives of the Ukraine's Ministry of Defence, officers and employees of the subdivision of the Defence Ministry and the General Staff of the Armed Forces of UKraine, the National Guard and the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine, servicemen of the Kyiv garrison.

The Memorial Bell rang nine times today, one of which in the honour of a reconnaissance man of the 54th separate reconnaissance battalion, Pavlo Lytvynenko, who was killed in 2016 while performing a combat mission near the village of Hnutove near Mariupol.

By a Decree of the President of Ukraine, Junior Sergeant Pavlo Leonidovych Lytvynenko was posthumously awarded the Order of Courage.

The attendees observed a minute of silence in memory of the defenders of Ukraine and laid flowers near the Stela of Remembrance.