Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Donetsk People's Republic

The DPR Foreign Minister visited mourning rally «Along with Russia»

01 November 2015
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Today, November 1, 2015, the DPR Foreign Minister A. Kofman together with the DPR People’s Council Chairman Denis Pushilin visited mourning rally in the memory of passengers and crew members of crashed in Egypt Kogalymavia Airbus 321.

Mourning event took place on the square in front of the Cathedral of the Transfiguration of the Saviour, organized by non-governmental movement «DonetskRepublic».

Not only the representatives of the DPR government but also partial citizens came to commemorate losses. After requiem service all gathered people released the balloons in the air with names of 224 people symbolizing tragedy victims’ way to heaven. After that the flower laying took place to the Michael the Archangel postament.

«We offer the deepest condolences to all relatives of losses and to the Russian Federation government. This is the biggest air disaster that happened recently. We know like no other how it feels to lose relatives and close ones. We cannot help but commemorating losses», — the DPR People’s Council Chairman Denis Pushilin stated.

Alexander Kofman also offered condolences and words of support to the relatives and close ones of losses. The Minister stressed that the chief organizers of this rally were partial Donetsk citizens willing to commemorate losses and mourn together.