March of the security forces, the national guard and border guards in honor of independence Day of Ukraine ended in the center of Kiev.
on the first day of the week Ukraine emphasizes the 24th anniversary of its independence in the context of global challenges: the risk of default is not removed, there are serious difficulties in the preparation for the heating season, and the conflict in the Donbas is still not resolved and threatens further deterioration.
The festive event lasted about an hour, were attended by many residents of the Ukrainian capital and the country's authorities. The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko called a speech on the celebration of the anniversary of independence.
"Today (Monday) 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, " - said Poroshenko.
He paid homage to the Ukrainian people and the military on the holiday, noting that the 24th 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.