Today, the daily ceremony of commemoration of the servicemen of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, who were killed as a result of the Russian armed aggression, has been held at the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine. The relatives of perished Heroes, Minister of Defence of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak, the representatives of the Defence Ministry and the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the cadets, the lyceum students, the servicemen of Kyiv garrison took part in the event.
The Remembrance Bell has been donging today twenty times, one of them was in honor of Sergeant-Major Yurii Hrynchuk from the 54th separate reconnaissance battalion who perished in 2015 near Pivdenne village Donetsk region while performing a combat task. He was posthumously awarded with the Order “For Courage”.
The attendees paid the tribute to the memory of the Ukrainian defenders with minute of silence and laid flowers to the Stela of Remembrance. After the completing of memorable event, Minister of Defence of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak communicated with the relatives of perished servicemen.