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Martial Arts Festival held in Kharkiv

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The seventh Festival of Martial Arts, in memory of Ukrainians killed in wars, was held at the Zvezda (Star) stadium of Kozhedub Kharkiv University of Air Force, reports the city council’s press service.

The purpose of the festival is to perpetuate the memory of the victims of Kharkiv and area residents during the Second World War, local wars and the fighting in Eastern Ukraine.

The festival was opened with a parade of sports federations and schools.

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