Commemorative events began in the center of the town where representatives of local authorities, servicemen and inhabitants of the town laid flowers to “Fighters for Freedom of Ukraine” monument to honour defenders of Debaltseve.
Among those who did not return from Debaltseve are two reconnaissance men from Cherkasy town: Ihor Boiko and Vitalii Verhai. Both reconnaissance men were posthumously awarded the title of “Honorary Citizen of the Town”. The reconnaissance men also were posthumously awarded the memorial sign “For Merits before Cherkasy Town”.
In addition, yesterday the valuable gifts from the name of mayor were presented to parents of perished warriors: Vitalii Verhai’s farther – Mykola Mykolaiovych and his daughter Liana, Ihor Boiko’s mother – Vira Petrivna and his son Dmytro.
Commemorative events were continued in St. Mykhailo Cathedral and at the Regional History Museum.