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23 Aug 2019

Ceremony of hoisting the State Flag of Ukraine

 

This year the national flag-raising ceremony was held at Sofia Square in Kyiv, and attended by President Volodymyr Zelensky, war veterans and military personnel.

 

Hero of Ukraine, Deputy Commander of the Mechanized Battalion of the 30th Separate Mechanized Brigade of the Operational Command "North" of the Ground Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Major Volodymyr Hryniuk, Deputy Commander of the International Interagency Multidisciplinary Training Center for National Guard Units of Ukraine Colonel Serhiy Rekun, third-year cadet of the Kruty Heroes Military Institute of Telecommunications and Informatization - daughter of the military pilot, Lieutenant Colonel Serhiy Kaminski who was killed in June 2014 near Sloviansk, Anastasia Kaminska took part in the ceremony together with the President on the Day of the State Flag.

 

After raising the flag, the Ukrainian president awarded honorary names to a number of units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the National Guard and the State Border Service.

 

The ceremony ended with the performance of Special Honor Guard Battalion of the National Guard of Ukraine.

 

NGU press service