Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Defense Ministry: No military parade in Kyiv on Victory Day

May 8, 2012 (Interfax-Ukraine)  
 A military parade is not to be held in Kyiv on Victory Day, the Ukrainian Defense Ministry has told Interfax-Ukraine.  According to the ministry, on the morning of May 9, events are planned on Independence Square with the participation of President Viktor Yanukovych, followed by a concert by military bands. A grand concert on the occasion of the holiday is planned for the evening.
Twenty-gun salutes are to be fired at 22:00.