Residents of Bendery accompanied two famous compatriots on their last journey on Earth today

Larisa Starostina is well-known in Bendery. She as an employee of the city executive committee had been actively involved in the public life of the city since 1987. She passed the 1992 war in the ranks of civil guardsman. She headed the registry office, was a member of the trade union committee, was a member of the election commission of the city, headed the audit commission of the Bendery Union of Defenders of Pridnestrovie.

Larisa Starostina died at the age of 61. Her life was cut short by an illness. Today, relatives, colleagues, countrymen accompanied the Bendery activist on her last journey on Earth. The President arrived to pay last respects. Vadim Krasnoselsky, expressing condolences in connection with the irreparable loss to everyone who knew Larisa Starostina, noted that she was an example of a positive attitude to life, philanthropy, willpower, patriotism, and an active citizenship.

The Orthodox farewell ceremony with Larisa Starostina takes place in the Transfiguration Church.

Today, in the church of Alexander Nevsky, they paid last respects to the defender of Pridnestrovie Sergei Boyko. On April 1, 1992, Bendery militiaman, together with his colleagues Grigory Jecin, Anatoly Petrov and Igor Grek, was in a car that was fired by Moldavian nationalists. Sergei Boyko, who received numerous injuries, is the only survivor of this criminal provocation. After recovering, he continued his service and until the last day actively participated in the life of the republic.

The PMR President arrived to pay last respects to the defender. Vadim Krasnoselsky noted that the heroism and courage of the citizen of Bendery will forever remain in the memory of fellow countrymen and in the history of the city and country.

Sergei Boyko will be buried at the Borisov cemetery in Bendery.