The new Governor of the Odessa region, the former head of Georgia Mikhail Saakashvili put on his vest, in celebration of the day of naval Forces of Ukraine and took part in the bike ride.
citizens applauded Saakashvili cries and shouts. Most wanted to be photographed with the Governor. VIDEO
Date of this holiday in Ukraine has changed many times since the coming to power of some other President. So, Viktor Yushchenko as President, decided to celebrate this feast on the first Sunday of July, Yanukovych in 2011 – on the last Sunday of July, aligned in time with the celebration of the Day of Navy fleet of Russia. In mid-June, the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has signed the order about transfer of the holiday. He explained his decision the importance of the Ukrainian Navy in the defence of the country now. The naval Forces of Ukraine (Ukrainian Navy) officially – Naval forces of military power of Ukraine – one of the types of military strength of the country. Are intended for deterrence, containment and neutralization of armed conflict, and if necessary – to the suppression of armed aggression from the sea both independently and in interaction with other types of military power.