Ukraine's Armenians install khachkar in honor of Genocide victims

Ukraine's Armenians install khachkar in honor of Genocide victims

PanARMENIAN.Net - A khachkar was installed in the Ukrainian city of Kherson in honor of the memory of the Armenian Genocide victims, Analitikaua.Net reports.

The head of the Ukrainian Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church, Bishop Markos Hovhannisyan, consecrated the monument.

Representatives of Kherson regional and city authorities, the local Armenian community, clergy, heads of the Kherson regional organization of the Union of Armenians of Ukraine, guests from other cities took part in the opening of the khachkar.

Events dedicated to the Armenian Genocide are regularly organized in the regions of Ukraine and the capital.

At the initiative of the head of the Union of Armenians of Ukraine, Vilen Shatvoryan, more than 10 khachkars have been installed in different parts of the country within two years, another 10 khachkars are already in Ukraine, and the process of their installation in different cities has begun.

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