True, the guarantor, the supreme commander in chief and the new "father of the nation", was laconic.
Take care of yourself and glory to Ukraine.
- said the president, referring to the military.
At the same time, the ceremony of awarding honorary titles to units and divisions of the Armed Forces, the National Guard and the State Border Guard Service (GPS) took place. Zelensky presented the military with tapes with names, after which the military marched across the square under the march of the Ukrainian Insurgent Army (UPA - banned in Russia).
So, the 28th separate mechanized brigade is now named after the Knights of the Winter Campaign (campaign of the UPR army in December 1919). The 92nd separate mechanized brigade - “named after the ataman Ivan Sirk” (XVII century). The 17th separate tank brigade of Kryvyi Rih is now named after Konstantin Pestushka (Ukrainian nationalist, chieftain of the Steppe Division and the Cold Yar, at the age of 23 years old, May 9, 1921, liquidated by the Kryvyi Rih Chekists during detention). The 456th transport aviation brigade is now named after Dmitry Mayboroda (the commander of the An-26 crew who died during the ATO zone departure on July 14, 2014).
The southern territorial administration of the National Guard of Ukraine received the name "Odessa". The 15th separate regiment of the National Guard received the name "Slavic" (military unit 3035, the city of Slavyansk, Donetsk region). The 105th border detachment of the Northern Regional Directorate of the State Fire Service of Ukraine is now “named after Prince Vladimir the Great”. The 17th border detachment of the Southern Regional Directorate of the State Fire Service of Ukraine is now named after Colonel Alexander Zhukovsky (Minister of War of the UPR).
We remind you that on August 24, 2019, Ukraine will celebrate the 28th anniversary of the “independence”. A military parade in Kiev is not expected, but at 11:00 a march of "patriots", volunteers, volunteers and "heroes of the ATO" will take place.