President honors Patriotic war victims

18:07, 08 May 2008
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Ukraine celebrates 63rd anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic war on May 9

Within the framework of his visit to Donetsk region President Victor Yushchenko took part in celebration of the 63rd anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic war, which took place in memorial complex “Savur-Tomb” in Snizhne town, according to the President`s press-office.

Together with President participants of the ceremony were Verkhovna Rada Speaker Arseniy Yatsenyuk, National Security Council Secretary Raisa Bohatyryova, deputy President’s Secretariat Chief of Staff Yuriy Bohutsky.

Victor Yushchenko put wreaths near the Monument to those lost in an assault on Savur-Tomb, near the Cross to the innocent victims of the war and near the Eternal Flame. Those present also honored those lost in the war with a moment of silence.

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