The operational command of the People's Republic of Donetsk , on the occasion of International Women's Day congratulated the residents of the entire Donbass. Congratulations read today by deputy commander Col. Eduard Basurin.
Donetsk command thanked women who stood up for the defense of Donbass !
"On behalf of the command of the Armed Forces... I wish you more smiles, always feel loved, happy, and most necessary to inspire us to great deeds and raise children under the peaceful sky," he said.
Col. Basurin especially thanked the women-servicemen of the Republic who, in difficult times, began to defend their land.
Earlier, with the International Women's Day residents of Donbass were congratulated by the head of the Donetsk Republic Alexander Zakharchenko.
International Women's Day is celebrated every year on 8 March. On this day in 1908, at the call of action in New York, Social Democratic Women's Organization, a meeting was held with slogans about the equality of women. Then more than 15 000 women marched through the whole city, demanding a reduction of the working day and equal rights with men for payment of labor. A requirement was also made to grant women the right to vote.