Inviting journalists to take part in "The Carpathians - 2017" All-Ukrainian Search Expedition

Dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the First World War

A year ago in "Cheremkha-2016" (The Carpathians-2016) International Memory Watch took part by more than 80 searchers of Ukraine. For a week there have been found the remains of 55 soldiers, discovered more than 1000 explosive objects and a variety of artifacts of the First World War.  

At the same time, the analysis of combat losses indicates that on the slopes of the Carpathians in forgotten burial sites and just at the battlefields there can be the remains of thousands of unknown soldiers.         

And the reconnaissance, held in May 2017, also showed that the area of Mount Kukul required further examining. Therefore, the leadership of the organization took a decision on holding another expedition at this area.             

15 - 22 July 2017 in the administrative boundaries of the villages of Verkhovyna, Yaremche, Vorokhta of Ivano-Frankivsk Region in the area of Mount Kukul, there will take place "The Carpathians-2017" All-Ukrainian Search Expedition.

There are planned works on the search of unknown burial sites of the First World War, studying and examining found engineering objects, reburial of the remains of fallen soldiers of the Austro-Hungarian, German and Russian armies and the Ukrainians proved to be in the personnel of these armies.      

The expedition will be conducted with the support of the State Service of Ukraine for War Veterans and Participants of Anti-Terrorist Operation in partnership with Ivano-Frankivsk Regional State Administration, State Emergency Service of Ukraine, as well as with support of the Carpathian National Nature Park.

The expedition will be participated in by more than 50 representatives of search squads of Ukraine which are the members of Union People's Memory NGO.

To take part in the expedition are invited journalists of Ukrainian and foreign mass media!    

Union People's Memory NGO will provide mass media representatives with food and accommodation, the matter of compensation of travel.    

You will have the opportunity to shoot unique photo- and video material!

For additional information, please call:

+380682015506 or +38 050 974 83 41  

За дополнительной информацией обращаться по тел:

+380682015506 или +38 050 974 83 41.

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