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Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Andriy Parubiy urged to take to the streets on independence Day and organize a “people’s parade” is cancelled by President Vladimir Zelensky. About it reports “112 Ukraine”.
“To honour immortal feat of the Ukrainian heroes, I urge all who struggled and fought for the freedom of Ukraine, participants of the revolution of dignity, the veterans of the Russian-Ukrainian war, volunteers, military 24 August 2019 to reach Kreschatik and to parade of Independence,” he said.
Parubiy called on the participants to bring symbols of nationalist organizations, military units, sing marches of Ukrainian nationalists and “to announce the slogan “Glory to Ukraine!””. “I’ll be there with you,” the MP summed up.
Zelensky previously canceled a military parade on independence Day and said that the savings will be spent on social needs. “Better to pay the money to our heroes. And we have decided to allocate 300 million hryvnias (about 745 million rubles — approx. “Of the tape.ru”) for awards to all of our military”, — he said.
Increase payments to the military is one of the main provisions of the military doctrine Zelensky. The Ukrainian leader plans to reform the country’s Armed forces (AFU) according to NATO standards, as a result, about 50 percent of the financial resources will be focused on the maintenance of the army. The team Zelensky reported that salaries of the military personnel on the front line should reach thousands of euros.
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