St. Sophia square, the families of those killed in Ilovaysk fighters held a rally of memory

На Софийской площади семьи погибших в Иловайске бойцов провели акцию памяти

On the Sofia square in Kyiv ending the action in memory of victims of the Ukrainian military in the ATO area, particularly in the Ilovaysk tragedy. About it the correspondent of “112 Ukraine”.

In total there were about 30 people, most of them wives and mothers of the victims, they told their tragic story.

“Then people wrote on the white balls the wishes of their husbands and sons and released these balloons in the sky”, – the correspondent reports.

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Tomorrow these people plan to go under the GPU and to meet with Prosecutor General Yury Lutsenko, who want to know when will be formed indictments and the case will be submitted to the court.

Related news: Majenko: Introduction of regular Russian troops in Ilovaysk was a step of despair

Recall, August 18, 2014 Ukrainian troops captured most of Ilovaysk. But after the introduction of regular Russian troops on 23-24 August, they were surrounded. 29 August, Russian President Vladimir Putin appealed to the militants with a call to make a humanitarian corridor for withdrawal of Ukrainian troops. August 30 the ATO forces began exiting the city, but the gunmen shot them. The Ministry of defence said that in Ilovaisk killed about 108 of the Ukrainian military, hundreds were wounded and captured. According to confirmed military Prosecutor’s office, in “Ilovaisky boiler” killed 366 military, 429 were wounded.

The General staff reported that the output of the Antiterrorist operation from the “Ilovaisky boiler” was a break out of the encirclement, it was a way out under guarantees of the Russian Federation (RF).

SBU reported about suspicion to the chief of the General staff Valery Gerasimov and ten military personnel for the events in Ilovaisk. Gerasimov also called the chief ideologist of the invasion of Russia to Ukraine.

Note that Russia denies the presence of its troops in the conflict in Eastern Ukraine.