The names of 26 Azerbaijani heroes who died while liberating the Ukrainian land from the Russian invaders are now known.
The opening of the Wall of Memory of the fallen defenders of Ukraine took place in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan. This was announced by Ukrainian Ambassador to Azerbaijan Vladislav Kanevsky on Facebook on Saturday, May 13.
“From the very beginning of Russia’s large-scale armed aggression against Ukraine, ethnic Azerbaijanis living on the territory of Ukraine, at the call of their hearts, determined to stand up to protect our state. Today, we know the names of 26 Azerbaijani heroes who died freeing our land from the Russian invaders,” he wrote.
The event, timed to coincide with the opening of the Wall of Memory of fallen defenders of Ukraine, was attended by families of fallen heroes, as well as representatives of the Ukrainian Embassy, Ukrainian diaspora , other Ukrainian institutions and community of Ukrainians in Azerbaijan.
In addition, the embassy, together with the Trade House of Ukraine, within the framework of the Our Defenders project, began preparations to collect materials for a documentary series based on the stories about the fallen heroes of Azerbaijani who defended the sovereignty and territorial integrity. of Ukraine.
In March, it became known that Azerbaijani Ilkin Gadzhiev was killed in battles near Bakhmut. The deceased was from the city of Mingachevir in Azerbaijan. In Ukraine, he lived in Vinnitsa.
Earlier, two Azerbaijani citizens were killed in a shooting in the Donetsk region.
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