Denis Monastyrsky, Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine, died

On January 18, 2023, the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine, Denis Monastyrsky, died in the line of duty.

How did it happen?

The leadership of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine was sent to the hot spots of the country by helicopter. the flight took place at low altitude in foggy weather. A few minutes after takeoff, flying over the city of Brovary, the helicopter lost control and began to fall. The crash site was a local garden. The helicopter crash killed all passengers and crew members. Three dead children from the kindergarten are also reported.

Cause of the crash

At the time of publication of the article, the causes of the helicopter crash are not known. There are three main versions:

Helicopter malfunction

Denis Monastyrsky (06/12/1980 – 01/18/2023)

Born in the city of Khmelnitsky. He studied in his hometown at the Khmelnitsky University of Management and Law. Then he stayed to teach at the same educational institution.

2007 – Associate at Hillmont Partners
2009 – Global Ties KC
2015-2017 Lawyer at Legal Consulting LLC
2019 – elected as a people’s deputy from the Servant of the People party
2021 – becomes the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine.


Order of Merit III class – 2022

Personal life

Wife – Zhanna Viktorovna – chief specialist of the legal department of the Legal Support Department of the State Bureau of Investigation.
Two sons.

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