FALLEN HEROES OF THE RUSSIAN-UKRAINIAN WAR WERE HONOURED IN KHERSON OBLAST
Open Cup Tournament on Full Contact Karate was held in honour of the fallen defenders of the Russian-Ukrainian war in Hornostaivka.
Deputy Minister for Veterans Affairs, Temporarily Occupied Territories and Internally Displaced Persons of Ukraine on European Integration Oleksii Ilyashenko attended the opening ceremony.
He also visited the military sector of the local cemetery, and paid floral tribute to the fallen heroes.
He examined the exposition of the local historic-cultural museum, which stores the personal belongings of local residents who died in the struggle for Ukraine in the east of the country.
During working visit, Oleksii Ilyashenko met with relatives of the fallen heroes, as well as with veterans.
«We primarily discussed the issues of social protection of veterans and families of the fallen. Highlighted the needs of veterans, who are also internally displaced persons. Such communication during working visits allows finding out about the real situation in a particular region and understanding issues that interest the veteran community here. In Kherson Oblast, veterans dwelled on the issue of free transportation for beneficiaries by local drivers and carriers», ‒ said Deputy Minister.
During the meeting of Oleksii Ilyashenko and the veteran community, which was also attended by representatives of local authorities, they discussed the state of medical and psychological support of veterans, as well as honoured fallen defenders.