Poroshenko not to attend the event in Chernihiv region due to bad weather

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The aircraft of the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko due to a storm warning was not given permission to land on Sunday in Chernihiv region, where he planned to take part in events on the occasion of the Kruty Heroes, said the Vice-Premier of Ukraine Pavlo Rozenko, speaking in Kruty in Chernihiv region.

«Today in our events was to take part the President of Ukraine, but due to adverse weather conditions, because of storm warnings he was not given permission to land in Chernihiv region», — said Rozenko, the performance of which was broadcast channel «112 Ukraine».

According to Rozenko, the President could move on road transport, but it is considered unacceptable to the participants of the events it was waiting for two hours.

Deputy Prime Minister said that the events will continue on Monday with the participation of the President and that the head of state gave a sincere apology because of the impossibility of their participation.

29 January 1918 at a railway station of Kruty in Chernihiv region there was an armed clash between the forces of the red army and Ukrainian people’s Republic. The battle of Kruty became a symbol of struggle of Ukrainians for independence.

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