Volyn declares mourning for fallen soldiers

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Ukrainian military in Volnovakha, May 22

The Ukrainian soldiers of the 51st Mechanized Brigade who died last night in the Donetsk Oblast during a battle with pro-Russian militants were from the Volyn Oblast, reports Radio Svoboda, May 22.

The permanent base of the battalion is in Volodymyr-Volynsky. The Volyn Oblast has declared two days of mourning for the fallen. Thursday, May 22, during commemorative events in the “Proshchanycia” area in Volyn, participants honored the memory not only of the UPA soldiers who died there but also of members of the Heaven’s Hundred and the fallen soldiers.

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