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Ukraine marks Day of Heroes of Heavenly Hundred

On February 20, 2014, Ukraine experienced a tragic stage of the Revolution of Dignity. In the centre of Kyiv, 47 people died from gunshot wounds and more than a thousand were wounded.

Today, official events and commemorations of the Day of the Heavenly Hundred took place in Kyiv, the press service of the State Administration of Ukraine reported.

“On February 20 Kyiv honored the memory of the heroes of the Heavenly Hundred. The capital city will honour the heroes of the Revolution of Dignity and commemorate the memory of the Heroes of the Heavenly Hundred. The corresponding plan of commemoration ceremonies, laying of flowers and memorial prayers has been approved”, it says in the announcement