The Day of Heroes of Heavenly Hundred is celebrated in Ukraine on February 20. It is a tribute to the people who changed the course of the history of Ukraine, sparing no their own lives for this, and Kyiv polytechnicians, too.
National Technical University of Ukraine "Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute" has a direct relationship to the sixth anniversary of the tragic events on the Independence Square of Kyiv: in February 2014, his students and graduates died on it. Later, this tragic martyrology was replenished with the victims, or rather, the heroes of an undeclared war in eastern Ukraine. The war, which continues to take the lives of the best sons of the motherland. All of them were mentioned in the speech of the rector of Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute, academician of NAS of Ukraine Michael Zghurovskyi at the mourning rally at the monument to the Heroes of Heavenly Hundred. These are participants in the Revolution of Dignity and Battles in the East of Ukraine: student of the extramural education of the Faculty of Informatics and Computer Engineering Hero of Ukraine Serhii Bondarev; student of the extramural education of the Faculty of Sociology and Law Hero of Ukraine Yurii Popravka; graduate of the Radio Engineering Faculty Hero of Ukraine Pavlo Mazurenko; graduate of the Military Institute of the university Hero of Ukraine Maxym Shapoval; researcher at the Faculty of Electronics Andrii Yeremenko; student at the Institute of Mechanical Engineering Yurii Artiukh; student at the Welding Faculty Vadym Zherebylo; graduate of the Institute of Mechanical Engineering Volodymyr Kochetkov-Sukach; student of the Faculty of Sociology and Law Vladyslav Diusov; student of the faculty of biotechnology and biotechnics Olexandr Kondratiuk; employee of the economic department Mykhailo Fedorenko; graduate of the Institute of Special Communication and Information Protection Olexandr Petryshchuk, head of the department of tactical and special training of Military Institute of Telecommunications and Informatization Igor Pavlov, and Igor Shevchenko, graduate of the Military Institute of Telecommunications and Informatization. "We must remember the names of our heroes, pray that the death roll does not grow, and always bow our heads to those who defended our free labor, peace in major part of Ukraine and our Independence," noted Michael Zghurovskyi.
Therefore, cadets of the Institute of Special Communications and Information Protection, students of several faculties and institutes, officer-participants in the battles in the east of Ukraine, teachers and university employees laid flowers at the monument to the Heroes of Heavenly Hundred and the stele to Kyiv polytechnicians, who gave their lives for the freedom and independence of Ukraine, and also to memorial boards in the educational buildings of the faculties, where the dead heroes studied and worked.