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Participants and veterans of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) in eastern Ukraine, as well as Lyceum students and cadets of higher military institutions, took part in the parade.

Moreover, a combined battalion of the Land Forces of Ukraine, marines, highly mobile landing forces, tankmen, special operations forces, scouts, signalers, the National Guard troops, border guards, a combined unit of the Security Service of Ukraine, and servicemen of a separate presidential regiment marched along Khreshchatyk Street.

Read alsoIndependence Day Parade: symbolism and practicalityServicemen from Ukraine's partner countries, namely Canada, Estonia, Georgia, the UK, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Poland, Romania, and the United States took part in the military parade as well.

Soldiers of the joint Lithuanian-Polish-Ukrainian brigade and the combined band of the National Guard of Ukraine also participated in the event.