Transcarpathia commemorates the anniversary of the Chernobyl tragedy
Today, in Uzhgorod, on Druzhba Narodiv Square, there was a memorial service and laying of wreaths at the monument to Transcarpathian liquidators. The event is timed to the 29th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster.
Heads of regions and cities, deputies of different levels, law enforcement officials, representatives of community organizations, creative unions, clergy and others took part in the commemoration. Among them, there were the Regional Council Chairman Volodymyr Chubirko, the Deputy Governor Mukhailo Rivis.
The event began with a prayer for the victims of Chernobyl, which was served by priests of various denominations. Then, they laid wreaths to the monument.