There took place the opening of unique exhibition "For Ukraine, Freedom and human dignity"

On the 12th of December in the reading room of the Scientific library of Uzhgorod National University there took place the opening of the unique exhibition "For Ukraine, Freedom and human dignity." The event is organized by Transcarpathian Regional Local Lore Museum named after T. Legotskiy with the support of the volunteers of "Black Tulip" Humanitarian mission who are engaged in search of the bodies of the deceased defenders of Ukraine in the battlefields.

"The exhibition is dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the Ukrainian independence and consists of three parts that show the important events. The first part consists of material documents and exhibits depicting the struggle for independence of Ukraine, in the second part there are Maidan events, the third part is dedicated to the items which are found at the battlefields in the East," said Vladimir Pipash, an employee of the Regional Local Lore Museum named after T. Legotskiy, Chairman of "Prosvita"Transcarpathian Regional Association named after T. Shevchenko.

"Since September 2014 our organization has been engaged in search and return of the bodies of the deceased defenders of Ukraine. Unfortunately, now, there are huge difficulties about search at the uncontrolled territory what is very annoying. After all, the further is, the more deceased soldiers are whom Ukraine will not return. It is very important to show the truth, especially to new generation, and I am sure that our youth and students are the future of our country", said Aleksandr Rusin, volunteer of "Black Tulip".

After the official part all those present could have a look at the exhibits the volunteer told about.

Ivan Oros, Head of Department of Augustine Voloshyn and modern history of Transcarpathian Regional Local Lore Museum named after T. Legotskiy told the present about the exhibition's value. He showed the students a home-made knife, mutilated binoculars and damaged elements of military apparel and equipment, and also added that more exhibits could be seen in the exposition of the very museum.

Later the exhibition was presented at the local college, and then it returned to the permanent exposition to the museum.

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