Litpolukrbrig was given the name of Prince ostrogski, who defeated the Moscow army

ЛитПолУкрбригу присвоили имя князя Острожского, который разгромил московское войско

During the meeting of the Interparliamentary Assembly of the Verkhovna Rada, the Lithuanian Seimas, the Polish Sejm and Senate of Poland on 31 may it was decided to assign a joint military brigade Litpolukrbrig the name of great voivode and Prince Konstantin of Ostrog. About it reports a press-service BP.

Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada Andrei Parubiy said that the Prince of Ostrog commander of the joint Ukrainian-Lithuanian-Polish army, which in the battle of Orsha in September 1514, defeated the troops of the Moscow Principality, headed by the warlord Ivan Kalagnanam.

“This is a good symbolic reference for us, which suggests that when we stood shoulder to shoulder, together we have stopped the aggressor. And I think that’s a good our signal is good and the transfer of greetings to the aggressor that the aggressor, as always any occupier, suffered a crushing defeat. And we will do everything in order to free the peoples of Europe and the world has demonstrated that no one ever has the right to ignore international agreements “, – said paruby.

Also, the participants of the Assembly agreed to combine the efforts of their countries in the implementation of the project of reconstruction of the grave monument of a prominent Prince of Ostrog in the assumption Cathedral of Kiev-Pechersk Lavra.

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We will remind, in the beginning of 2016 in Lublin opened the headquarters of Litpolukrbrig. It is expected that the joint Lithuanian-Polish-Ukrainian brigade will become fully operational in 2017.