Liberation of Ukraine from Nazi Invaders Day Date in the current year: October 28, 2017

Liberation of Ukraine from Nazi Invaders Day Liberation of Ukraine from Nazi Invaders Day is an official remembrance day in Ukraine. This observance was created to commemorate the anniversary of liberation of Ukraine during World War II on October 28 1944.

In 2009 President of Ukraine Viktor Yushchenko signed the presidential decree on establishment of this remembrance day. Since then annual commemorative ceremonies are held in every city of Ukraine. People lay flowers to the monuments and graves of the heroes of the war.

Liberation of Ukraine started in January 1943. Soviet troops consisting of Ukrainian soldiers liberated city by city. Finally the last city in the Carpathian Mountains, Uzhhorod, was liberated on October 27, 1944. The next day the Soviet troops crossed the modern border of Ukraine.

Celebration of Liberation of Ukraine from Nazi Invaders Day has a national significance fur Ukrainians. People honor the warriors who shed their blood for freedom and the veterans who survived the fights.

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Anniversaries and Memorial Days

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Ukraine

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