On January 13, Russia-backed terrorists of the so called DNR shelled with Grad rocket a Ukrainian checkpoint near the town of Volnovakha in Donetsk region, once again brutally violating the cease-fire agreements. The terrorists stuck a passenger bus driving nearby. 13 civilians have been killed and 16 wounded.
President of Ukraine, in his address condemning the atrocity, urged international community to unite with Ukraine in the fight against terrorism.
Ukraine proclaimed January 15 the Day of Mourning for the people murdered by terrorists.
In connection with this tragic event the Embassy of Ukraine in Sweden opened the electronic Book of Condolences. We invite all those who would like to express their condolences to send massages to firstname.lastname@example.org . Messages send to our e-mail on this sad occasion will be published on the website, unless otherwise expressed by the author.
I would like to express my condolence
Riksdagsledamot (M) / Member of Parliament
Stockholms stad / City of Stockholm
Ledamot Utrikesutskottet / Member of Committee on Foreign Affairs
Vice ordförande OSSE delegationen / Deputy Chair OSCE Delegation
Ersättare EU-nämnden / Alternate Member of Committee on European Affairs
On behalf of the Australian Embassy in Stockholm, I would like to express deep condolences to the families of those killed in the appalling attack on a passenger bus near Volnovakha on 13 January 2015. We also express our condolences to the Government and people of Ukraine. Despite everything that has occurred in Ukraine over the last year, it remains impossible to comprehend how tragic events like this can still occur in Europe in the year 2015.
Please take note of the message for the condolences book from H.E. Mrs Mandisa Dona Marasha.
On behalf of the Government and the people of the Republic of South Africa I wish to extend our heartfelt condolences on the untimely death of innocent civilians in Donetsk Region.
Our collective thoughts and prayers of the entire nation reach out to the bereaved families. May peace and security prevail in this region.
SOUTH AFRICAN EMBASSY
The Embassy of Romania expresses the most sincere condolences for the victims of the terrorist attack on a passenger bus near the town of Volnovakha. It is unacceptable that civilians are targeted and we firmly condemn this act. The Romanian people manifests its solidarity with the Ukrainian people.
Ambassador of Romania
We send our profound condolences and sympathy to the families of the Victims, to Ukraine and its people.
Chargé d’affaires a.i
Embassy of Kuwait
On behalf of the Government and the People of Sri Lanka, the Embassy of
Sri Lanka in Stockholm are deeply saddened by the incident concerning
the tragedy on the bus attack and express our heartfelt condolence for
those who lost their lives and families affected by the tragedy.
Sri Lanka wishes for peace to prevail upon the Government and people of Ukraine.
Please convey our heartfelt condolences to the members of the bereaved
Charge d' Affaires
Please accept my deepest condolences after the attack on a passenger bus near Volnovakha on 13 January 2015. Our thoughts and prayers are now with those who suffer the most: the families, friends, neighbors and the entire Ukrainian nation.
Such things should never happen again.
Chargé d'affaires a.i.
Embassy of Poland
On behalf of the Canadian Embassy, I offer my sincere condolences to the families and friends of the victims of this attack. Together with our allies and partners, Canada will continue to stand by Ukraine in this difficult time.
Ambassadeur Kenneth Macartney
Embassy of Canada to Sweden | Ambassade du Canada en Suède
Government of Canada | Gouvernement du Canada
On behalf of the Embassy of the Republic of Armenia, I would like to
expresses our sincere condolences over the shelling of a passenger bus
near the town of Volnovakha.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of victims and the
friendly people of Ukraine.
Chargé d'affaires a.i.
Embassy of Armenia
On behalf of the Embassy of the Slovak Republic to Sweden
I would like to express my deep sorrow on the loss of so many lives caused by the terrorist attack on the passenger bus near the town of Volnovakha in Donetsk.
We were madly saddened to learn about the children victims. Our deepest sentiment and condolences belong to the families and relatives of the victims.
Our thoughts are with Ukrainian people in this time of grief.
13 січня 2015 року це - ще одна трагічна сторінка новітньої історії України,що залишила убитих і поранених мирних людей, невинних жінок і дітей... Підсвідомо повстає риторичне питання: " За що? В імя чого?"
Ця трагедія є ще одним доказом злочинів що додали до краху MH17 літака і численні напади на цивільних осіб.
Разом з Україною, з нашими співвітчизниками схиляємо голови в скорботі і висловлюємо щире глибоке співчуття родинам усіх загиблих поблизу Волновахи в Донецькій області.
Союз Українок Скандинавії.
ukrainska Kvinnounionen i Skandinavien
The Confederation of Swedish Conservative and Liberal Students would like to express deep condolences to the families of those killed and injured in the terrorist attack on a passenger bus near Volnovakha on January 13th.
We strongly condemn these actions and hope for peace and freedom to prevail in the region. Our thoughts are with the families and the people of Ukraine.
The Confederation of Swedish Conservative and Liberal Students
Please accept our heartfelt condolences on the loss of your beloved compatriots.
With my best regards
The Chargé d’affaires of Switzerland a.i.
Counsellor/Deputy Head of Mission
Embassy of Switzerland in Sweden
We have learned with great sadness about the sinister attack on a passenger bus in Eastern Ukraine. On behalf of the Embassy of Hungary in Stockholm I would like to extend our deepest condolences to the families of the victims. To the wounded we wish a speedy and full recovery. It remains our firm belief that the crisis in Eastern Ukraine should be solved by diplomatic means.
Ambassador of Hungary, Stockholm
On behalf of all of us at the UK Embassy, I send my condolences following this week’s terrible attack. Our thoughts are with the families and the victims.
British Embassy Stockholm
The Embassy of the Arab Republic of EGYPT expresses its condolences, and its deep sympathies to the families of the victims.
Kind regards/Med vänlig hälsning,
Embassy of the Arab Republic of Egypt
On behalf of the Swedish government, I would like to express our sincere condolences for the tragic and unnecessary loss of civilian lives in the attack on a passenger bus near the town of Volnovakha. Our thoughts go to the bereaved families.
State Secretary for Foreign Affairs
Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Med vänlig hälsning
On behalf of the Embassy of the Republic of Serbia I would like hereby to express my deepest condolences to the government and to the people of the Ukrainian People’s Repubilic and strongly condemn the attack on the bus when the innocent civilians lost their lives in the tragically incident near the checkpoint in Buhas on the East of Ukraine.
We hereby kindly ask for our sincere condolences to be forwarded to the families that lost their loved ones.
Ambassador of the Republic of Serbia,
Dr Dusan Crnogorcevic
Message of Condolence to the Victims of Terrorist Attack near Volnovakha
During this painful time and after the tragic hours of the terrorist attack, which left thirteen innocent people die and many injured near Volnovakha in the Donetsk region, we convey our deepest condolences to the victims of the tragedy. We also send our prayer and sympathy for the speedy recovery, comfort, courage and consolation of all those affected by the tragedy. We wish to convey our full solidarity to the families of the victims, sharing their sorrow.
Ukranian-Swedish Cultural Organization in Malmoe.
Лист співчуття родинам загиблих під Волновахою.
В цей сповнений суму час члени Українсько-Шведської культурної спілки висловлюють глибокі співчуття у зв’язку з трагедією, в результаті якої загинуло тринадцять, та зазнали поранень дванадцять мирних жителів, наших співвітчизників бiля міста Волноваха Донецької області. Від щирого сердця ми посилаємо наші молитви на скоріше одужання пораненим. Наші думки зараз із сім’ями заглиблих, ми поділяємо їхню печаль.
Українсько-Шведська Культурна Спілка м. Мальме
Глибоке співчуття всім родинам загиблих поблизу Волновахи!
We would like to express our deepest condolences to the families of those killed and injured in the ruthless and vicious terrorist attack on a bus carrying civilians near the town of Volnovakha. Our thoughts and prayers are also with the people of Ukraine who have been suffering immensely due to Russiаn aggression. We strongly condemn this terrorist act in Ukraine.
Висловлюємо наші найглибші співчуття родинам загиблих і поранених у безжалісній, жорстокій терористичній атаці на автобус із мирними громадянами поблизу Волновахи. Пам'ятаємо і молимося за всіх українців, які постраждали від російської агресії. Рішуче засуджуємо цей терористичний акт, як і всі інші агресивні дії Росії в Україні.
Ukrainian Association in Gothenburg
Ukrainska sällskapet i Göteborg
Приношу народу Украины мои искренние соболезнования в связи с трагедией, происшедшей с мирными людьми вблизи станицы Волноваха. Как гражданка России прошу простить меня, что я сделала так мало, чтоб остановить ту тайную и подлую войну, которую правительство России ведёт на территории суверенного государства Украины.
С искренней любовью и уважением к народу Украины!
On behalf of the Embassy of the Republic of Cyprus and on my own behalf, I wish to convey our sadness and condolences on the tragic death of 13 persons on January 13th.
Our thoughts are with the families of those who died.
This tragic loss of life underscores the need to observe the ceasefire and to achieve a lasting political solution.
Ambassador of the Republic of Cyprus
On behalf of the United Arab Emirates, we express deep condolences to the families of those who were killed in the attack on a passenger bus near Volnovakha on January 13, 2015. We also extend our heartfelt condolences to the Government and people of Ukraine. May they all rest in eternal peace.
Rashid O. Al Suwaidi
The Embassy of the United Arab Emirates in Stockholm
We express our extreme concern over the terrorist attack on a passenger bus near Volnovakha on January 13, 2015 and the shelling of residential areas of the Ukrainian city of Mariupol from the separatist-controlled territories causing substantial losses among civilian population.
We believe that the deliberate use of destructive weaponry against civilian populated areas requires an immediate reaction from the international community. We hope that those who are guilty in this terrible attack will be identified promptly and brought to justice.
We share the grief of our brotherly Ukrainian nation and the family members of the victims.
Our thoughts and prayers are with them.
Ambassador of Georgia
I would like to express my condolence for all the victims of the Ukraine people targeted by the terrorists. I feel deeply sad and my concern is with the friends and families of the victims.Nicklas Blidmo