Poroshenko congratulated Donetsk residents on City Day: "We are fighting hard for your return to Ukraine". VIDEO

This past weekend, Aug. 26 and 27, occupied Donetsk marked the anniversary of its foundation.

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko congratulated the residents of the city on this occasion, Censor.NET reports.

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"We remember you and are fighting hard for your return to Ukraine. I am sure that the Ukrainian anthem will sound again in our Donetsk!" Poroshenko wrote on Facebook.

In 2017, Donetsk turned 148 years.Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/v453079