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 The country will always remember its heroes, – Poroshenko about Heroes of the Heavenly Hundred

On the Day of Dignity and Freedom, when the first citizens came to Maidan in a sign of protest against the actions of the previous government two years ago, Petro Poroshenko met with families of the Heroes of the Heavenly Hundred.

The Head of State recalled the events of those days and how he helped carrying the wounded on Hrushevskoho Street, Censor.NET reports citing the press service of the Administration of the President.

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He emphasized that all the perpetrators of crimes against Maidan activists wouldn't avoid liability.

Poroshenko informed that he had signed a Decree to provide a lifetime scholarship to parents of Hero of the Heavenly Hundred, citizen of Belarus Mikhail Zhiznevskiy.

The president noted that the entire country honored memory of the Heroes of the Heavenly Hundred. A great number of monuments have been built and a lot of streets have been renamed.

Head of civil organization "Families of the Heroes of the Heavenly Hundred" Ihor Huryk delivered a speech at the meeting. He outlined problems and laid out proposals on their solution.

"The Revolution of Dignity hasn't been finished for us and for millions of Ukrainians. It will be finished when we achieve the ideals of Maidan - respect to human rights, democracy, transparent government, fair authorities, and justice," Ihor Huryk said.

The attendees urged the president to accelerate the deprivation of judicial immunity and abolish the right to release criminals on bail. "We can't expect fair investigation into the murder of our children and relatives until odious judges who served Yanukovych are still in courts," one of the attendees noted.

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The president agrees with the necessity of total reboot of judicial authorities. He informed that constitutional amendments on judiciary submitted to the parliament were elaborated for that purpose exactly. The families of the fallen heroes are going to address the MPs with a demand on the inadmissibility of release on bail and the necessity of voting for constitutional amendments on judiciary.
 
 
 
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