Ukrainian president honors Il-76 plane crash victims

Ukrainian president honors Il-76 plane crash victims

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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has taken part in a ceremony to honor the memory of Ukrainian servicemen who died in the crash of an Il-76 transport aircraft over Luhansk in 2014.

The head of state laid flowers at the bell of memory on the territory of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry, according to TSN.ua.

In addition to the president, the flower-laying ceremony was also attended by Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak and Commander-in-Chief of the Ukrainian Armed Forces Ruslan Khomchak.

Russian military intelligence (GRU) officers shot down an Il-76 military transport aircraft of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry over Luhansk on June 14, 2014. Forty-nine servicemen of the Ukrainian Armed Forces were killed in the terrible crash.

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