On November 18 there were funerals of nine unknown Ukrainian soldiers who died protecting their Motherland. People came to central square of Starobelsk city to say goodbye to them. The mayor of Starobelsk Oleksandr Goncharov, Vice-Governor of Lugansk Region Olga Lishyk, the head of civil organization “Ukrainian Women Union” Olga Miroshnichenko, representatives of Ukrainian Army and hundreds of local citizens were present there.
The Vice-Governor said that the words of Ukrainian anthem “We will give our body and soul for our freedom” are not empty words for the heroes who died. They gave their soul and body for the freedom and the peace in out country. She also said that everything will be done to identify those men. The DNA samples were taken and the search team is already working on that. So the relatives will know where they are and people of Ukraine will know the names of the heroes.
Reported by Lugansk Regional State Administration