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The President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky participated in a memorial ceremony in honor of “the heroes of Kruty”. A video of the ceremony was published by the office of the head of state on his page on Facebook.
Zelensky laid flowers to the memorial cross to the fallen soldiers of the Ukrainian national Republic (UNR). In official Ukrainian historiography they are known as defenders of Kiev from the red army in the period of “Soviet-Ukrainian war”. The event was held in the center of the Ukrainian capital.
The ceremony was dedicated to the anniversary of the battle of Kruty — on collision that occurred in January 1918 in the village of Steep, near Kiev between the red army and the armed forces of the UPR. In Ukraine this event are of great importance as the model of the heroic struggle of the young for independence of the young state.
Video, photo All from Russia.