Festivities in Ukraine on occasion of Defender of Motherland Day
Volunteers and local residents came to demarcation line to congratulate Ukrainian soldiers, celebrations are taking place in different regions
Celebrations on the occasion of Day of Defender of Ukraine are taking place in different regions of our country. Festivities in the capital were attended by many citizens and guests of Kyiv, MPs and president Petro Poroshenko.
Despite the celebrations, military units are at their combat positions. Volunteers and local residents came to congratulate them on a holiday. The press officer of the sector "Lugansk" Dmitry Gorbunov told to the correspondent of "112 Ukraine":
"Today, on the Day of defender of Ukraine, mostly fighters celebrate in their units, greeted by their commanders and having celebratory dinners. At the demarcation line is now in 5 groups of volunteers who came to congratulate the Ukrainian defenders. Soldiers also receive congratulations from the locals..."
In the city center also passed the organized by Svoboda political party March of Heroes fame. Before the start of the march its members gathered near the monument to Shevchenko, sang the anthem of Ukraine and prayed.
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