Andriy Kuzmenko (Kuzma "Skryabin") has died in a terrible car accident on February 2, 2015.
Last year, this terrible news shocked Uzhhorod as well. His fans lit candles in the memory of their idol on the Teatralna square. They brought flowers and recalled stories about meeting Kuzma. Similar events were held almost in every regional centre of Ukraine.
You can see how this happened last year in our photoreport here.
Later in March that year, schoolchildren from Uzhhorod became real Internet celebrities. A "Pervocvit" pupil performed the legendary Kuzma’s "Mom" song. The soulful performance of Olexiy Kovalchuk, 4th grade student moved the community…