Heroic deed of Heavenly Hundred inspired Ukrainians to fight the Russian aggression - Poroshenko

President Petro Poroshenko believes that the Heavenly Hundred's act of bravery inspired hundreds of Ukrainians to fight.

He said this at the event commemorating the Heroes of the Heavenly Hundred on the Maidan in Kyiv, Censor.NET reports citing Ukrainian News.

"Ukrainians who were not born for war, peaceful Ukrainians, because we are a peaceful people, took up arms and stopped a well-schooled army, one of the most powerful armies in the world and on the continent. It is the heroic deed of the Heavenly Hundred that inspired hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians to fight against the Russian aggression," Poroshenko said.

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The president stressed that the struggle of Ukrainians against Russian aggression began on the Maidan and continues in the Donbas. He also expressed confidence that the Ukrainians are stronger than the enemy, since the truth is on their side and their war is just.

Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n325598