Residents of Russia, Ukraine and Belarus will commemorate the victims of the crash over the Sinai

© RIA Novosti / Kirill Tolkovaniya for the victims of the crash on mount Sinai in Saint-Petersburg. 31 October 2018Residents of Russia, Ukraine and Belarus will commemorate the victims of the crash over the Sinai© RIA Novosti / Kirill Chulkov

The annual action «Candle of memory» will be held in several cities of Russia, Ukraine and Belarus on Wednesday in memory of those killed in the plane crash in Sinai, according to the charity Foundation «Flight 9268».

The largest in the history of Russian and Soviet aviation accident occurred October 31, 2015: Airbus A321 airline «Kogalymavia» carrying out flight 9268 Sharm El-Sheikh to St. Petersburg, crashed on the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt. Onboard there were 217 passengers and seven crew members, they all died. FSB qualifies the incident as a terrorist attack. Official recognition in Russia this version is not currently received.

«The thirty-first of October in Moscow, St.-Petersburg, Sevastopol, Minsk, Odessa, new Russia will be the annual memorial action «Candle of memory, aborted the flight 9268″… no Matter where you live, just to light a memory candle at home, remembering all those who remained forever in the sky», — stated in the message Fund.

Users of social networks on Thursday to leave condolences to the relatives of the victims on the Fund, posting photos of candles and write that will join the commemorative event.

«If I, a stranger, could not find the place three years ago that felt native? Still without tears it is impossible to watch any one video or one photo. In another sad anniversary not wish the families nothing new — strength, health, endurance, love. I want to have in your life was only warmth and kindness. You will not know sorrow. The pain eventually turned into grief. And we will continue to remember together with you,» wrote user Olga Vybornova.

«We are simple family from the city of Novorossiysk, and today in our house will light a candle in memory of all our angels,» wrote the user Ilona Horonzhuk.

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