Censor.NET presents pictures from the ATO zone.
Defense Minister ValeriiHeletei isat the scene.
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko calledliberation of Sloviansk from heavily armed gangs abeginning of a breakthrough in the fight againstthe militants. "It is aturning point in the struggle for territorial integrity of Ukraine,for the return to normal life of the Donbas as an integral part ofour big, strong, European country," mentioned Poroshenko.
According to Poroshenko, "civilians convened for a spontaneousrally in the support of Ukrainian servicemen."
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