On May 8, 2023, Ukraine, together with the entire civilized world, celebrates the Day of Remembrance and Reconciliation, dedicated to those who died in World War II. About 8-10 million Ukrainians died in the war of 1939-1945. Remembrance means that we remember all the military and civilian victims of this war, and reconciliation means that the countries of Europe made peace after the war.
Today, on the Day of Remembrance and Reconciliation, we bow before all those who defended their native land and the world from Nazism. We celebrate the feat of the Ukrainian people and their contribution to the victory of the anti-Hitler coalition, we honour everyone who defended the planet from Nazism during the Second World War.
Millions of lost lives, crippled destinies, tortured souls and millions of reasons to say to evil: never again!
This year, Ukraine celebrates the Day of Remembrance and Reconciliation for the second time amid russia’s full-scale armed aggression. The Day of Remembrance and Reconciliation is held under the slogan “Never again” so that present and future generations do not experience the horrors of war. But, unfortunately, both in 1939-1945, in 2014, and today, since February 24, 2022, Ukraine has been waging a defensive war, defending its borders and territorial integrity. Ukraine and Ukrainian people are suffering pain and huge losses from numerous crimes against humanity and humanity, war crimes and the crime of genocide committed by the aggressor. The war brought pain to every home, a terrible disaster again affected millions of adults and children suffering from occupation and hostilities.
We remember that the aggressor was stopped by joint efforts of the united nations. We remember that the one who defends his land always wins. This memory makes us stronger and is the key to the inevitability of our victory today.
Let us remember and worship all those who defended and defended lives, who fought against Nazism and won!
Ukraine will win, because evil will always be defeated!
Glory to Ukraine! Glory to the heroes!