In the U.S., opened and consecrated the 1st Monument to the " Heavenly hundred ", informs the media portal of the Ukrainian Diaspora.
The monument was mounted very close with the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Andrew in Bloomingdale near Chicago.
It is noted that the consecration ceremony conducted by his Holiness Patriarch of Kyiv and all Rus-Ukraine Filaret. The Grand opening was implemented with the support of the Minister of Finance of Ukraine Natalia Jaresko, the Consul General of Ukraine in Chicago by Larysa Gerasim, head of Illinois Bruce Rauner and Congressman Peter Roskam. At the opening ceremony were also read out letters of congratulation senators John McCain and Mark Kirk.
in the end, confrontation radicals with the police on the Maidan Nezalezhnosti (Independence square) in February 2014 lost their lives over a hundred people. The victims of the events in Ukraine later became known as the " Heavenly hundred ".