Lviv to bury the remains of NKVD victims at the Lychakivsky Cemetery on 7 November
This decision was passed by the Lviv City Council Executive Committee.
The last remains will be laid to rest of approximately 500 people, victims of the repressions of the 1940s, The human remains were all found in the Zhovkva district of the Lviv region. The burial will take place in the memorial seventy sixth Crypt of the Cemetery.
The Lviv Regional State Administration plans to create an Avenue of Honoured Graves at the Lychakivsky Cemetery by the end of 2006.
It is intended that the remains of the leaders of the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists Yevhen Konovalets, Stepan Bandera, Andriy Melnyk and other leaders of the national liberation struggle.
In July 2002 a public committee was created in Lviv on the reburial in Ukraine of the leader of the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists in the 1930s to 1950s Stepan Bandera.
Bandera is buried in Munich and Konovalets in Rotterdam.