2017 should be the year when a lot of Ukrainians would feel changes in the country, the president said.
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko slammed some Ukrainian politicians for advocating the idea to surrender the Donbas.
On Kyiv's Paton bridge, Ukrainians shaped themselves into the Live Chain of Unity on the occasion of Ukraine's Day of Unity. Cold windy weather and snow did not prevent the participants from gathering to form a 30-meter national flag along the bridge.
On Jan. 22, Ukraine celebrates the Day of Unity. This year, the country commemorates the 97th anniversary of proclaiming the Act of Unification of the Ukrainian People's Republic and the Western Ukrainian People's Republic.