President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko congratulated the people of Donetsk on the Day of the city of Donetsk. His congratulations head of state published on his page on Instagram.
"In our Independence Day in Donetsk was raised blue-yellow flag and sounded Ukrainian anthem. This event was very symbolic, and once again reminded the Russian mercenaries that Donbas was and will remain Ukrainian city. On the day of the city, dear Donetsk residents! We are with you ", - said in a statement.