Ukraine celebrates Ground Forces Day

18:23, 12 December 2017

Fighters of Ukraine’s Ground Forces celebrated their professional holiday. This service branch composes the largest part of this country’s Armed Forces.

Since the beginning of the armed conflict in Donbas in April 2014, the Ground Forces have been the most active participants in all military operations, such as defense of Donetsk and Luhansk airports, fights for Debaltseve railway hub, battles of Ilovaisk and Savur-Mohyla and many others.

The top-rank officials, common citizens and fellow fighters congratulated the soldiers of Ground Forces, praising their fortitude, valor and selflessness in the ongoing brutal struggle in Donbas.