May 9, Ukraine’s President-elect Vladimir Zelensky addressed Ukrainians with a call and remembered his fought in world war II grandfather
Ukrainian journalists became known for what merits in front of grandfather Vladimir Zelensky received two orders of the red star. It is known that semen Zelensky finished his military service in the rank of guards Lieutenant.
This became known from the information on the website “memory of the nation”:
“Semyon Ivanovich Zelensky was born in Krivoy Rog in 1924. During the Second world war was a mortar platoon commander, and then commander of a rifle company 174 regiment, 57 guards rifle division. Later, in 1944, Simon Zelensky received two orders of the red star”.
The informational help in the name of father Vladimir Zelensky also mentioned that:
“Comrade Zelensky Semyon Ivanovich in the battles from 23 January to 9 February for 44 years to his mortar platoon suppressed the fire of minatare, two machine guns and three light machine guns. On February 1 a village of Aleksandrovka, killed 15 German soldiers and officers. Repelled 4 attacks and took the trophy in the warehouse.”
Moreover on the website referred to the illustrative case on the front when grandfather Vladimir Zelensky distinguished ingenuity and courage:
“Simon Zelensky saw the stricken tanker, ordered the soldier of his platoon to take out a tank and fire a machine gun at the attacking enemy infantry”.
We will remind, today, on may 9 Vladimir Zelensky said, one of his relatives he is commemorated on this day.
“Today I am at the grave of his grandfather Semyon Ivanovich Zelensky. He went through the war and remained forever in my memory as one of those heroes who defended Ukraine from the Nazis. It is a pity that we so seldom remember our veterans, their grandfathers and grandmothers. We must be grateful for every day. Remember those who died. And honor those who are still alive, they have very little”, — he stressed.
As previously reported, before the action “Immortal regiment” in the center of Kiev was arrested scandalous ex-regionalka that broke the law.
“Before the action “Immortal regiment” in the center of Kiev detained the mother of the deceased former MP of the “Party of regions” Elena Berezhnaya. The woman tried to get to the perimeter of the March in a t-shirt in the colors of St. George ribbon”, — stated in the message.
Note that according to Ukrainian legislation, the ribbon is equivalent to the symbolism of totalitarian regimes. A public demonstration it assumes administrative responsibility.
Recall that thousands of Ukrainians will be left without citizenship.
We also wrote that Russia invites Ukrainians in all ways.
Even politeka reported that Zelensky has explained the need for dual citizenship.