The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko congratulated the city Day residents of Donetsk, which is under the control of the authorities of the self-proclaimed Donetsk national Republic (DND), and said that the Donbass was, is and will remain Ukrainian.
“In celebration of our independence [of Ukraine] in Donetsk hoisted the blue and yellow flag and Ukrainian anthem sounded. This event was very symbolic and once again reminded Russian mercenaries, Donbas was, is and will remain Ukrainian. Happy city day, dear residents of Donetsk! We are with you” — wrote the President of Ukraine on his page in Instagram.
At Holy Nacho Nezalezhnosti in Donetsk zamiaru shinyo-yellow prapor that Shalunov Ukrainian GMN. I of pondus was duzhe simvolon I votre the foretold rosystem, neimantas scho Donbas CCB, yea that solicits Ukrainian. S day Mista, dorog, donechchina! Mi s you
Photo published by Petro Poroshenko (@poroshenkopetro)
On the last Sunday of August, the Donetsk players traditionally celebrate the city Day and miner’s Day.