In Kyiv, they said goodbye to religious scholar Ihor Kozlovsky. PHOTO

In Kyiv, they said goodbye to religious scholar Ihor Kozlovsky.  PHOTO

In Kyiv, they said goodbye to Ukrainian scientist and religious scholar Ihor Kozlovsky, who died on September 6. The funeral service and memorial service were held in the St. Michael’s Golden-Domed Monastery. “UP. Life” publishes several photos from the ceremony. Public figures, journalists and politicians came to say goodbye to the scientist. All photos: Dmytro Larin/UP The funeral took place at 12:00 in the monastery, the memorial service – at 13:00 in the courtyard of the monastery. Igor Kozlovsky will be buried at the Baikovo cemetery. Ukrainian public and statesman Anton Drobovych (from left) came to say goodbye to Kozlovsky. Colleagues and acquaintances of Igor Kozlovsky came to the monastery. People’s deputy and sergeant of the Armed Forces Yehor Firsov came to say goodbye. peace” – wrote the son of Igor Kozlovsky, Oleksandr According to Sevgil Musaeva, editor-in-chief of “Ukrainian Pravda”, Kozlovsky was an “incredible person”. He was 69 years old. The scientist comes from Donetsk region. After the start of the war in Ukraine in 2014, he did not leave the small Motherland. On January 27, 2016, militants of the so-called “DPR” captured him for his pro-Ukrainian position. Kozlovsky was in captivity for 700 days, he was exchanged on December 27, 2017. In Ukraine, he worked as a senior researcher in the department of religious studies of the Institute of Philosophy of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. Read also: “Society’s injuries are a problem of national security.” Ihor Kozlovsky about the Holodomor, the deportation of Crimeans and the war experience

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