Chapter proclaimed Donetsk national Republic (DND) Alexander Zakharchenko laid flowers to open near the village of Hrabove the memorial in memory of the victims of the disaster Malaysian Boeing.
The monument is a granite slab with a marble plaque: "in Memory of killed 298 people. The innocent victims of the Civil war ", reports " Donetsk news Agency ".
The center of the mourning activities in the DNR today became the village of Grabovo where the plane fell, the village of petropavlivka, part of the prospecting area, and also one of the closest to the crash site of the city of Shakhtersk. On the last working day of the week in the Republic were held prayer services for the dead and mourning rally. In the events, except for the head of DNR, was attended by Deputy head of the people's Council Denis Pushilin, the inhabitants of the Hornbeam and the surrounding villages as well as different organizations and departments. Opening a memorial service, Zakharchenko expressed the most sincere condolences to the relatives and friends of the victims." any death is a tragedy, but this is the most true when killed civilians ", - noted he. The head of the DND also appealed to the relatives of victims of the crash: "If you expressed a desire to come here to honor the memory of their loved ones, we promise We will provide all the safety measures and meet as the most important guests. The monument, which We installed today, is a tribute to all those who died in the skies over our beautiful region, " he said. After the speech, Zakharchenko, the participants honored the memory of the passengers of Boeing with a minute of silence. With his own hand the head of public organization "Young Republic" Sergey Kondrykinskaya, also present at the scene of the tragedy, addressing all those present, showed that already at anybody does not remain doubts in guilt of the Ukrainian thugs in the death of people during the disaster Malaysian Boeing "." We remember the victims, just as the memory of their compatriots who lost their lives in this terrible war, " he added. The plane crash Boeing 777 " Malaysian airlines ", which was flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, 17 July last year over the territory of Donetsk region of Ukraine, controlled by DND. In the cabin of the ship was 298 people. Survivors of a plane crash there.