President Viktor Yanukovych has declared February 20 a day of mourning for the victims of deadly clashes in Ukraine, reads a presidential decree posted on the official website of the head of state.
"Due to the loss of lives as a result of riots in Ukraine I order to declare in Ukraine February 20, 2014 a day of mourning," the decree reads, reports Ukrinform.
On the day of mourning the national flag must be lowered throughout Ukraine on homes and buildings of public authorities, local governments, state enterprises, institutions and organizations. Also, entertainment and concert events, sporting events must be cancelled, and some changes to television and radio programs must be made.
As reported earlier, 25 people have been killed during the riots on February 18-19 in Kyiv.
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