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A Memory of Reconnaissance Man Is Honoured in the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine

November 17, 2020
This day in 2014, Ihor Yurchenko, a warrior of the 54th separate reconnaissance battalion, was killed
A Memory of Reconnaissance Man Is Honoured in the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine

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

Representatives of leadership of the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, officers and employees of structural subdivisions of the Defence Ministry and the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine took part in the event. Representatives of the delegation of NATO Information and Documentation Center in Ukraine, who are currently on a visit at the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, also were involved in the ceremony.

Today, the Remembrance Bell has sounded nine times, one of them in the honour of perished defender of the 54th separate reconnaissance battalion Ihor Yurchenko. He was killed while performing a combat task in Shakhtarsk district Donetsk region and was posthumously awarded the Order "For Courage".

Attendees honoured the memory of the Ukrainian defenders with silence minute and laid flowers near the Remembrance Stella.