President Petro Poroshenko has proclaimed March 5 the Day of Mourning due to the tragic death of miners in the accident that took place on March 4 in Zasyadko coal mine, in Donetsk.
The memory of the dead will be honored with a moment of silence at 12:00 all over Ukraine. The National Flag will be flown at half mast by all governmental institutions, state enterprises and organizations all over Ukraine. The document also stipulates the need to cancel all entertainment, concert and sporting events, as well as to make respective amendments to the television and radio programs.
The National Flag at the Embassy of Ukraine in the Republic of Lithuania is flowned.