On the Day of Unity, February 16, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy took part in a solemn ceremony of raising the State Flag of Ukraine.
In his presence, the orchestra performed the National Anthem. Warriors of honor guard raised a blue and yellow flag.
"Together we mark the Day of Unity! Unity of a great people of great Ukraine! This day is ours. Of those who live on the right and left banks of the Dnieper. In cities and villages. Near the Carpathians and spoil tips. On the coast of the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov. Who speaks Ukrainian, Crimean Tatar, Russian, Hungarian or sign language, and together - create Ukraine not in words but in deeds!" said Volodymyr Zelenskyy.
According to the President's decree, today, on the Day of Unity, at 10:00 the National Flag was hoisted on houses and buildings, and the National Anthem was played in all settlements of Ukraine.