President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko commemorated the hero on the anniversary of his kidnapping, Censor.NET reports citing Poroshenko on Facebook.
"It is two years since we lost an incredible person - a hero of Ukraine - Volodymyr Rybak. Being a Ukrainian from Donetsk, he did not want to put up with the occupation. Such people change the course of history. I still remember the eyes of his wife - there is invincibility and faith in the future of Ukraine in them," Poroshenko wrote.
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"I believe that the time will come and we will name the main street or the main square because we will return to Ukrainian Horlivka and Ukrainian Donetsk... We will remember the feat of Volodymyr," he added.