The highest manifestation of patriotism is “the willingness to die and kill for their land,” Zaluzhny said.
The Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Valery Zaluzhny said that “Cossack and insurgent blood” leads Ukraine to victory. His words are quoted on the Facebook page of the General Staff of Ukraine on October 16.
Zaluzhny’s speech was timed to the Day of the Ukrainian Cossacks in the city of Chigirin and the 80th anniversary of the creation of the Ukrainian Insurgent Army.
“The defenders and defenders of Ukraine have been holding back Russian aggression for the eighth year in a row. We have become a reliable shield of Europe. Cossack and insurgent blood in our veins leads us only forward – to Victory … We will definitely restore the state sovereignty of Ukraine throughout its territory,” Zaluzhny said …
The Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine stressed that the highest manifestation of patriotism is “the willingness to die and kill for their land.”
On October 14, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, during a visit to Donbass, took part in events timed to coincide with the Day of Defenders and Defenders of Ukraine.
During his speech, he stated that “the goal of our new army of Ukraine – to inherit and enhance the glorious traditions of the Zaporizhzhya Sich “, and at the same time called on” to think wider than stereotypes and destroy clichés. “