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 March of Unbowed took place in Ukraine's capital on Independence Day. VIDEO+PHOTOS

Оn Aug. 24, after the solemn military parade on Khreshchatyk ended, the March of the Unbowed took place in downtown Kyiv, as the families of the Heavenly Hundred Heroes, relatives of the dead and missing Ukrainian soldiers marched along the capital's main street.

As reported by Censor.NET, this is the second time the March of the Unbowed has taken place.

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The event was attended by the families of the Heavenly Hundred Heroes, relatives of the dead and missing Ukrainian soldiers, military and civil volunteers, anti-terrorist operation veterans, medics, chaplains and ordinary Ukrainians.

No political slogans were present at the event. The participants carried the portraits of their relatives - those who died or went missing in the ATO zone or during the Euromaidan.

Some participants carried sunflowers - a symbol of the breakthrough from the Ilovaisk encirclement. The march started on the Bessarabska Square and ended on the Mykhailivska Square outside Mykhailivskyi Cathedral, where the participants prayed for the deceased defenders of Ukraine.

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Video and photos by Oleh Bohachuk
 
 
 
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