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Memorial stele with the names of Crimean - liquidators of the Chernobyl accident was consecrated in Simferopol

December 23 metropolitan of Simferopol and Crimea Lazar with diocese clergy have committed a memorial service for victims of the Chernobyl disaster opening the Alley of the Soviet Union and Ukraine Heroes - the liquidators of the Chernobyl accident and the memorial stele in the Crimean capital .

There also prayed veterans of elimination of the accident, headed by the chairman of the Crimean branch of Ukrainian public organization «Chernobyl Union of Ukraine» Victor Timofeev. First deputy chairman of the Council of Ministers of Crimea Edward Grivkovsky, Simferopol Mayor Gennady Babenko, MES fighters led by General-Major of Internal Service chief Ministry of Emergency Situations of Ukraine in Crimea Alexander Mazilin.
After the ministration, metropolitan Lazar sanctified the memorial stele, with the names of 360 Crimean liquidators of the Chernobyl accident. Addressed the meeting with the arch pastor word, wishing peaceful life and good health for many years.
On the same day in the temple-chapel in honor of the icon of the Mother of God «burning bush», built in the compound of MES Ukraine headquarters in Crimea. On the initiative of the Crimean veterans of Chernobyl, Eucharist in memory of perished liquidator and a prayer on health of now living liquidators of the disaster at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant were said.


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