KIEV, October 14. /TASS/. President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has declared October 14 Day of Defender of Ukraine, said a decree published on the presidential website on Tuesday.
The decree says that the Day of Defender of Ukraine shall be celebrated annually on October 14.
A previous presidential decree signed in 1999, which envisaged the celebration of the same national holiday on February 23, has been rendered null and void.