President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky and First Lady Olena Zelenska commemorated the Heroes of the Heavenly Hundred.
“President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky together with his wife Olena took part in the ceremony of commemoration of the Heroes of the Heavenly Hundred,” the press service of the Head of State reports.
The Head of State and the First Lady put icon lamps near the cross at the site of the murder of activists in Kyiv.
Commemorative bells were sounded.
Ukraine marks the Day of Heroes of Heavenly Hundred annually on February 20 pursuant to the Decree of the President of Ukraine dated February 11, 2015 "On Commemoration of the Heroism of Participants in the Revolution of Dignity and Honoring the Memory of the Heroes of the Heavenly Hundred."
These days six years ago, during the Revolution of Dignity, the confrontation between the Ukrainian people and the then regime reached its peak. February 20, 2014, the greatest number of Maidan activists was killed.