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Announcement: The presentation of the book «Volunteer Battalions. Story of a heroic deed of battalions that saved the country» will take place in Canada

23rd September 2017, 12:13

On September 24 the presentation of the English and Ukrainian edition of «Volunteer Battalions. Story of a heroic deed of battalions that saved the country» will take place in the Canadian city Toronto. The book outlines the events of 2014-2015, when the system of volunteer units was created for the armed resistance to the Russian hybrid aggression.

The book was edited by the publishing house "Folio" which gathered a group of authors including journalists, writers, bloggers and researchers.

The "Volunteer Battalions" project is a chronicle of the story of the movement and, at the same time, thoughts on its nature. More than 30 memoirs from the key participants in those events - the military-political that time authorities of Ukraine, commanders of personnel military formations, newly formed volunteer units, politicians, volunteers, journalists, public figures and average fighters.

The presentation will be attended by  Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Arsen Avakov, Ambassador of Ukraine to Canada Andrii Shevchenko, Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs Vadym Troyan, Advisor to the Minister, ex-combatant of the 20th Battalion of Territorial Defense of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Yevhen Terekhov, representatives of the Government of Canada,  members of the Ukrainian team INVICTUS GAMES, representatives of public Ukrainian and volunteer organizations in Canada.

Beginning: 12:00 local time (19:00 – Kyiv time).

Location: Theater of the St. Vladimir Institute, 620 Spadina Avenue Toronto,  Canada.

Admission is free for the editorial approvals. For more information please call: (067) 219-63-65 - Artem Shevchenko.

Department of Communications of MoIA