President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko greeted Donetsk inhabitants on their city’s day and phrased his belief that the hymn of Ukraine will sound in Donetsk again. The greeting was posted on the president’s Twitter.
“Ukrainian Donetsk is celebrating its birthday today. Happy city’s day, dear Donetsk inhabitants! We remember about you, and are working persistently to return you to Ukraine. I am sure that the Ukrainian hymn will sound again in our Donetsk,” the president wrote.
The birthday of Donetsk is celebrated on the same day as Ukraine’s Day of Miner, this year on August 27.