The Day of Naval Forces of Ukraine was celebrated in the Odesa region

01 July 2018, 12:00
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Celebrations on the occasion of the Day of the Naval Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine were held at the mooring of the Odessa Maritime Station. The event was attended by the Minister of Defense of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak, the head of the apparatus of the Odessa Regional State Administration Ihor Tkachuk, representatives of territorial communities, veterans of the Naval Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, military chaplains, volunteers, as well as residents of the city and region.

In honor of the holiday at the seaport, the orchestra of the center of military-musical art performed. During the ceremony servicemen of the Navy of the Armed Forces of Ukraine presented state and departmental awards. Also, the fleet of the Navy included four small armored artillery boats "Vyshgorod", "Lubny", "Kremenchuk" and "Nikopol".

In honor of the fallen warriors, wreaths and flowers were placed on the water. Also, the memory of the dead soldiers was commemorated in a moment of silence.

It should be noted that for the holidays, presentations of military educational institutions and master classes on military-maritime subjects are waiting for guests. Ships, boats and military equipment of the Naval Forces of Ukraine are open for visiting at the Odessa Sea Terminal until 20:00.