Ukraine has made a decisive turn in its own history and a step towards a European future.
World leaders congratulated Ukrainians on the Day of Dignity and Freedom.
In particular, the President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen In her address, she noted that 10 years ago Ukraine made a decisive turn in its own history and a step towards a European future.
“Ten years of dignity. And pride. The desire for freedom. The cold winter nights of Euromaidan changed Europe forever. Today it is clearer than ever. The future of Ukraine is in the European Union. The future that Maidan fought for has finally begun,” von said der Leyen.
In turn, the German Foreign Minister Annalena Burbok noted that Ukrainians and the EU are moving together towards Europe along the path that Ukraine chose 10 years ago.
“Ten years ago on the Maidan one could already hear how loudly the heart of Ukraine beats for Europe, full of courage and hope for a future in freedom. Then the Ukrainians chose the path to Europe – today we are going along with them,” Berbock wrote on the social network X (Twitter ).
Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda also congratulated Ukraine on the Day of Dignity and Freedom.
“United in your desire for justice, freedom and democracy, you proved an unstoppable force. In those cold, harsh months, thanks to your great efforts, a new Ukraine was born. … Today, despite a brutal war of aggression on the part of Russia, Ukraine is moving ever closer to Europe,” Nausėda emphasized.
Day of Dignity and Freedom
November 21 is the Day of Dignity and Freedom in Ukraine. One of the most significant public holidays was introduced in honor of two revolutions – the Orange Revolution of 2004 and the Revolution of Dignity of 2013. This year we celebrate the first anniversary of the Revolution of Dignity.
More than 20 countries around the world supported the Revolution of Dignity – campaigns took place in Poland, the USA, Canada, Great Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Austria, Australia, Belgium, Georgia, Estonia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, and the Czech Republic. Euromaidan became the largest pro-European demonstration in the history of the EU and the longest rally in history – it lasted continuously for 92 days.
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