The press release issued by the President of Ukraine on 17 February 2022.
While on a working trip to the Donetsk region, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy observed the procedure of service of the Marine Guard of the State Border Guard Service in the waters of the Sea of Azov.
The Head of State put to sea aboard the Captain Chusov search and rescue ship. Volodymyr Zelenskyy heard information on the implementation of tasks by Marine Guard units in the Ukrainian part of the Sea of Azov.
During the passage through the waters, the Captain Chusov ship approached the vessels on combat duty – the Donbas ship of the Marine Guard of the State Border Guard Service and the Lubny small armored boat of the Naval Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
As their personnel lined up on the upper deck, the President greeted the servicemen and thanked them for their service.
Head of the regional department of the Marine Guard of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine Oleh Kostur presented a souvenir to the President – a memorial sign of the Marine Guard.