The parade will take place on August 24 on the Independence Maidan.
The head of state took part in the General rehearsal of the military parade on the independence Day of Ukraine.
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko on Wednesday, August 22, took part in the General rehearsal of the military parade on the independence Day of Ukraine, reports citing .
“I am honored to stand in the same ranks with these warriors. Had the opportunity to tell them personally during the General rehearsal of the parade,” wrote the President.
Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak earlier said that on August 24 at the Independence square in the celebrations on the occasion of the 27th anniversary of Ukraine’s independence and the 100th anniversary of the Ukrainian state will take part 4.5 thousand soldiers.According to him, the parade will be 250 units of military equipment, including new models of weapons. In particular, the parade this year will be the artillery system Giatsint-B self-propelled howitzer Bogdan. For the first time since 2009 participation in the parade will be military aircraft.