"The time of inconsiderate pacifism has gone. There is constant military threat from the East ahead, which will keep us in proper shape," Poroshenko said.
Photos from president's Twitter
He also noted that the Academy of the Land Forces named after Hetman Sahaidachnyi has acquired status of the national one. "I sincerely congratulate the staff of the academy with this high title," the president said.
"There are 300 ATO participants among the officers of the Land Forces Academy. You are the gold pool of our state and our troops," Poroshenko appealed to the military.
Photos from Sviatoslav Tseholko's Twitter