Gala event on Khreshchatyk on the occasion of Ukrainian independence day with the participation of the military, national guardsmen and border guards came to an end.
in the event a guard of honor of the Ministry of defense brought to independence square, the national flag, anthem of Ukraine, and the head of the defense Ministry Stepan Poltorak has implemented detour troops, RIA " Novosti ". At the street were the Soldiers of the Kiev garrison, cadets of military higher educational institutions, participants of the so-called ATO. The event was attended by the Ukrainian head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, head of the Verkhovna Rada Volodymyr Groysman, the NSDC Secretary Oleksandr Turchynov, former Ukrainian presidents Leonid Kravchuk, Leonid Kuchma and Viktor Yushchenko, and other officials, a senior government post. At the event Poroshenko made a speech, saying that the 24-th year of independence the country should go, " how on thin ice "." must understand: a small misstep can be fatal. The war for independence is still going on and win it can only combining defensive efforts, diplomatic skill, political responsibility and the iron shutter, " said Poroshenko." Today the March passes without equipment and weapons. But the day before yesterday in Chuguev large party, the largest in recorded history of Ukraine, tanks, armoured personnel carriers, infantry fighting vehicles, howitzers, anti-aircraft missile systems, artillery we sent to the front", he said. VIDEO