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More than 10,000 people participate in March of Defenders of Ukraine

Source : 112 Ukraine

Ukrainian combat veterans from more than 20 regions of the country also arrived in Kyiv for the event
12:38, 24 August 2019

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More than 10,000 people are now participating in the March of Defenders. There are families of the dead Ukrainian servicemen and veterans, as the journalist of 112 TV channel said. 

Ukrainian soldiers, veterans of Donbas conflict from 20 regions of Ukraine joined the procession.

It stands to mention that relatives and the closest people of the killed Ukrainian militaries are at the beginning of the column, veterans, representatives of veteran organizations and other soldiers are following them. 

"The column is going to Khreshchatyk Street and then it may go to Mykhailivska Square where the prayer service for the dead servicemen is being held," says the message.

Related: 13,000 policemen to ensure law and order during public events in Ukraine

According to the journalist, the organizers are observing no political party flags among members of the march, and the participants of the meeting are monitoring no drunk people in the crowd. 

People constantly repeat "Glory to Ukraine" and thank for defending Ukraine and fighting for peace. 

As we reported earlier, you can watch 112 International's live broadcast timed to the Independence Day.

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