Today, December 6, the Day of the Armed Forces of Ukraine is celebrated.
The holiday was established on the day of the adoption of the law "On the Armed Forces of Ukraine" in 1991 and has been celebrated annually since then.
The mentioned document created mechanism of the creation of army from the military units that remained in Ukraine after the collapse of the Soviet Union.
All kinds of forces, land, air and naval celebrate the Armed Forces Day.
Leaders of the state have already congratulated military personnel on their professional holiday.
"I heartily congratulate you on the 25th anniversary of the Armed Forces of Ukraine!" President Petro Poroshenko wrote on Facebook.
"Thanks to every Ukrainian warrior for indomitable will, courage and patriotism. Ukraine is proud of its army, which is always on guard for our freedom and independence. Congratulations!" in turn said the Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman.