Thousands of servicemen marched in a military parade along Kiev's main street Khreschatyk, Thursday, to commemorate the 26th anniversary of Ukraine's independence. Besides the 4,500 Ukrainian servicemen, 230 military personnel from abroad took part including soldiers from the US, Britain Georgia, Canada, Poland, Romania, Moldova, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. High state officials and top... Еще military commandos including Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman and Defence Minister Stepan Poltorak, as well as US Defence Secretary James Mattis. The Declaration of Independence was adopted by the Ukrainian parliament on August 24, 1991. The document established Ukraine as an independent state.