The memorial service for Zakharchenko was over four hours and was attended by tens of thousands people.
Banners with Zakharchenko’s portraits were installed all over the city, and a large photo was put onto the theater’s façade. National flags returned to half-staff for the days of mourning. Onlookers lined the closed roads in the city center.
Head of the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) Alexander Zakharchenko was killed by an explosion in Donetsk on Friday.
Friends of ZAkharchenko, his colleagues have never been so angry, desperate and determined before. Deputy of the People's Council, Commander of the battalion Legion promised to Ukraine to take revenge for this loss. The same was said by the DPR spokesman DEnis Pushilin.