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The March of Defenders of Ukraine was held in Kyiv on August 24 on Ukraine's Independence Day.

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March participants walked from Shevchenko Park along Shevchenko Boulevard and Khreshchatyk Street to Maidan Nezalezhnosti (Independence) Square where they held a performance in support of prisoners of war and sang the National Anthem of Ukraine, according to an UNIAN correspondent.

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The march participants also honored the memory of the dead soldiers and volunteers with a moment of silence.

According to preliminary data of the organizers, over 15,000 people took part in the march.