In Transcarpathia, they will honor the Heroes of Kruty

16 January 2014 11:38  10457270 058061
In Transcarpathia, they will honor the Heroes of Kruty

January 11, the regional administration approved the program of events to commemorate the Heroes of Kruty in the region. Relevant structural units of the regional state administration, district state administrations, Beregovo, Mukachevo, Uzhgorod, Khust, Chop City Executive Committees were instructed to ensure implementation of the program. 

The program itself this year was reduced to three events. In particular, it is proposed to hold in educational establishments conferences, lessons of patriotism, and other educational events on the history of Ukrainian Revolution of 1917 - 1921 and the events at the Kruty station on January 1918, and to arrange in community centers and libraries of the region themed book exhibitions.

         Regional mass media are proposed to organize publications, series of radio and television broadcasts, speeches by scientists, academics, public policy makers on the history of Ukrainian Revolution of 1917 - 1921 and the events at the Kruty station on January 1918, to provide a wide coverage of activities to commemorate the Heroes of Kruty in the media.

Every year, January 29, Ukraine celebrates the Day of the Heroes of Kruty - where in 1918 there was a battle that for years has become a symbol of the struggle of the Ukrainian people for freedom and independence.

There were three hundred of students there. Thousands of soldiers of the Bolshevik army were against them. It was uphill battle. The battle at Ktuty, which for a few days delayed the occupation of Kyiv. About 250 students and 10 officers were killed.

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