MPs observed a minute of silence in memory of victims of political repression

Нардепы почтили минутой молчания память жертв политических репрессий

Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (VRU) Andriy Parubiy, opening morning plenary session of Parliament, on-line broadcast which is available at the link, announced a minute of silence in memory of victims of political repression.

“Putin’s Russia today as 80 years ago, haunts Ukrainians and Crimean Tatars in the occupied territories, but I am sure that we will survive and give a fitting rebuff to the aggressor. All Ukrainian lands will be liberated. I want to open today’s plenary session a minute’s silence in memory of all victims of political repression”, – said Parubiy.

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We will remind, on may 15 in Ukraine remembered the victims of political repression.

According to the decree of the third President of Ukraine Victor Yushchenko No. 431/2007 “On measures in connection with the 70th anniversary of the Great terror – the mass political repression of 1937-1938”, this date is celebrated annually on the third Sunday of may.

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