On the Day of Remembrance of the Kruty Heroes, President Volodymyr Zelensky honored the memory of those who died in the battle for impartial Ukraine through the Ukrainian Revolution of 1917-1921.
Which is in accordance to the press assistance of the head of condition, Ukrinform reviews.
At the Askold grave in Kyiv, Volodymyr Zelensky laid bouquets at the Heroes of Kruty memorial cross
The head of point out famous that by commemorating the Heroes of Kruty, “we don’t forget our record, we feel satisfaction, we thank and assistance the Ukrainian Army, and jointly we bring victory nearer.”
The ceremony was also attended by the Head of the President’s Workplace, Andriy Yermak, Secretary of the Nationwide Stability and Protection Council Oleksiy Danilov, Minister of Protection Oleksii Reznikov, Commander-in-Main of the Armed Forces Valeriy Zaluzhnyi, and Deputy Head of Zelensky’s Office Roman Mashovets.
Flowers have been also laid by the cadets of navy educational faciliies, in individual the Petro Sahaidachny Countrywide Academy of Land Forces, Ivan Kozhedub Kharkiv Countrywide College of the Air Drive, Institute of Navy and Naval Forces at the Odesa Maritime Academy, Military Institute of the Taras Shevchenko Kyiv National College, Heroes of Kruty Navy Institute of Telecommunications and Informatization, and Ivan Bohun Kyiv Army Lyceum.
The Countrywide Anthem of Ukraine was played, just after which the troopers of the Honors Guard carried out a solemn march in advance of the Memorial Cross.
As noted, the Fight of Kruty took area on January 29, 1918, involving Nizhyn and Bakhmach in Chernihiv location, just 130 kilometers northeast of Kyiv, during the attack on Kyiv by Bolshevik Russian troops led by Colonel Mikhail Muravyov. On the Ukrainian facet had been virtually 300 troopers with the Students’ device, 250 with the 1st Ukrainian Armed service Faculty, and just about 40 Haydamak fighters.
The fight lasted in the course of the working day. Thanks to the advantageous placement and heroism of Ukrainian fighters, they inflicted important losses on the Russians and restrained the offensive until dark. Then, below the enemy pressure, most of the models retreated in an organized fashion to the trains at the station close by and remaining in direction of Kyiv, destroying the railway tracks behind them. But a team of 27 pupils bought dropped in the darkish and returned to the Kruty station, which at that time was already occupied by the Bolsheviks. People 27 captured youthful men (pupils and significant-schoolers) ended up executed. The youngest of them were just 16.