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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has proclaimed August 29 as Remembrance Day of Ukraine's Defenders.

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"Today, families of deceased servicemen and members of volunteer units came here. In order to commemorate those fallen, I have signed a decree establishing Remembrance Day of Ukraine's Defenders who died in the struggle for independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine," he said during Independence Day celebrations in downtown Kyiv.