In Sevastopol with the participation of the fleet’s command and the leadership of the hero-city solemnly held a ceremony of the 70th edition of the officers of the black sea higher naval school imeni P. S. Nakhimov.

173 yesterday’s cadets received their diplomas, epaulets and Dirks. On the occasion of the release held a lineup held in the hand of the Russian national flag and the battle flag of the school. But one tradition I had to break: in connection with the current anti-restrictions in the region, the issue of lieutenants passed without relatives and guests.

black sea fleet Commander Vice-Admiral Igor Osipov and the head CWMU rear Admiral Alexander Grinkevich congratulated the graduates with successful completion of training.

173 student – undergraduate promoted to Lieutenant, – said the head of the College, rear Admiral Alexander Grinkevich. – Including one gold medalist – Maxim Krotov, seven lieutenants received diplomas with honors. This year’s edition took place earlier and is timed to the 75-th anniversary of Victory in the great Patriotic war. Graduates will join all four fleets and the Caspian flotilla.

After the first officer leave, the lieutenants will leave the fleet and begin to perform military service in their first positions.