March 01, 2009 year 17:52
On February 22, 2009 the mass meeting in memory of Petro Grigorenko took place on Maidan Nezalezhnosti (Independence Square) in Kyiv.
The representatives of Crimean Tatar Community of Kyiv and International Public Organization "BIZIM QIRIM" took part in the measure.
Fevzi Amzaiev, the member of the managing committee of Crimean Tatar Community of Kyiv, in honour of Grigorenko spoke about his great contribution in the development of the Crimean Tatar National Movement during the Soviet times.
"It's a great pity that there are few people among us who fights for the rights of freedom and self-determination. But we hope that in the nearest future there will be individuals who will care about own fortune and the fortune of next generation" - said Fevzi Bey.
"Petro Grigorenko was more than a friend for the Crimean Tatar people». This was written on the title page of the magazine «Crimean Review» of the Crimean Tatar diaspora in the USA after general’s death. It is indeed so..
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