On Kruty Heroes Remembrance Day, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy honored the memory of those who died in the struggle for independent Ukraine during the Ukrainian Revolution of 1917-1921.
At Askold's Grave in Kyiv, the Head of State laid flowers to the memorial cross to the Heroes of Kruty.
The President noted that by honoring the memory of the Heroes of Kruty, we remember our history, we are proud and thankful to the Ukrainian army, we support it and together we bring victory closer.
The ceremony was also attended by Head of the Presidential Office Andriy Yermak, Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksiy Danilov, Minister of Defense Oleksiy Reznikov, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Valerii Zaluzhny and Deputy Head of the Presidential Office Roman Mashovets.
Flowers were also laid to the memorial cross by cadets from military educational institutions, including the Hetman Petro Sahaidachnyi National Army Academy, Ivan Kozhedub National Air Force University of Kharkiv, the Institute of the Navy of the National University "Odesa Maritime Academy", the Military Institute of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, the Heroes of Kruty Military Institute of Telecommunications and Informatization, and the Ivan Bohun Military Lyceum of Kyiv.
The national anthem of Ukraine was played, followed by the solemn march of the warriors of the honor guard near the memorial cross to the Heroes of Kruty.