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March 26 becomes Day of Ukrainian National Guard

March 18, 2015

President Petro Poroshenko established Day of the National Guard to be celebrated annually on March 26

March 26 becomes Day of Ukrainian National Guard

The press service of the president reported this.

Petro Poroshenko made this decision taking into consideration importance and role of the National Guard in performance of tasks of state security and defense, protection and defense of life, rights, freedoms and legitimate interests of citizens and the state from criminal and other unlawful acts, protection of public order.

Ukrainian National Guard was created in March 2014 when Verkhovna Rada adopted a decision to establish military formation with law enforcement functions that would be included into system of Internal Affairs Ministry.


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