A large number of people came together in the town square. Among them there are many of those who took part in the liberation of the town, in its social and economic rehabilitation, in particular National Guard militants.
Their success renewed Ukrainian’s faith in their defenders and stripped Russian aggressor of illusions of a rapid victory.
‘We will definitely bring peace and revert all the occupied lands back in a political and diplomatic way’ – noted President Poroshenko during his speech.
On July, 5, 2014 National Guard fighters raised the Ukrainian National flag over the building of a local council. On the same day, the fighters came to Kramatorsk.
Also, in July, 2014 Ukrainian militants freed Kostyantynivka, Druzhkivka and Bahmut ( by then Artemivsk)