The March of Unity attended by President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and distinguished foreign guests who came to Ukraine in order to participate in the events on the occasion of the anniversary of the Revolution of Dignity was held in Kyiv.
Together with President Petro Poroshenko, Chairman of Verkhovna Rada Volodymyr Groysman and Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, the March was headed by President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaite, Poland - Bronislaw Komorowski, Germany - Joachim Gauck, Moldova - Nicolae Timofti, Georgia - Giorgi Margvelashvili, Slovakia - Andrej Kiska, as well as President of the European Council Donald Tusk.
Thousands of Ukrainians, clergy, representatives of Polish, Georgian, German and French communities also participated in the event.
Members of the procession marched through Instytutska St, Shovkovychna St, Hrushevskoho St and European Square - places where Ukrainians had been fighting for freedom a year ago. Members of the column were holding a large yellow-blue flag. People came with flags of Ukraine, EU, Georgia, Poland, Lithuania. From time to time people shouted "Glory to Ukraine - glory to heroes!", "Ukraine is Europe!", "Ukraine, freedom, dignity, victory!". People were singing the Anthem of Ukraine. Also, the record of the Anthem of Europe, "Ode to Joy" by Beethoven, sounded.
The procession ended up with the Prayer for peace on Maidan Nezalezhnosti.
The President and the distinguished foreign guests have laid icon-lamps under the Independence Stele.