The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, a decree established the day of the National guard of Ukraine, which will be celebrated every year on March 26.
"The decision of the head of the country has adopted, taking into account the importance and the role of the National guard of Ukraine in implementation of the objectives of maintaining state security and defence, protection and safety of life, rights, freedoms and legitimate interests of citizens, society and the state from criminal and other unlawful encroachments, the protection of public order," according to the report on the Internet office of the Ukrainian President. They say that the decree of 18 March invalidated the decree of the President dated 26 March 1996 On the Bottom of the internal troops of the MIA of Ukraine ". The national guard - force unit that is part of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine. It was created on March 12, 2014 by converting the internal troops of the country. From mid-April last year the Kiev authorities are in the East of Ukraine "special operation" to suppress the protest movement in the Donbass. The military is actively used heavy equipment and military aircraft and helicopters. Refers to a large number of dead and wounded among the civilian population and the destruction of houses and infrastructure. According to the final data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began more than 6 thousand People.