New October 14 ‘Day of Defender of Ukraine’ holiday marks break with Soviet past

Article by: Alya Shandra On October 14, Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko proclaimed October 14, the day of celebrating Pokrova, or Intercession, of the Virgin Mary, a new state holiday – the Day of Defender of Ukraine. President #Poroshenko proclaimed October 14 the Day of Defender of Ukraine http://t.co/fBblrHyZHZ pic.twitter.com/6m1LIz4foI — APU (@APUkraine) October 14, 2014 … Continue reading New October 14 ‘Day of Defender of Ukraine’ holiday marks break with Soviet past