Wednesday, August 24 2016 14:04 EEST
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Ukraine celebrates Independence Day on 24th August

Military vehicles and soldiers are parading through Ukraine's main square as part of the country's Independence Day events in a grand show of strength and national unity, Ukraine Today reports.

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko offered his praise to the soldiers battling combined Russian-separatist forces in the east of the country, and suggested to observe a moment of silence to honour more than 2,500 servicemen killed in the Donbass warzone.

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