The President of Russia Vladimir Putin congratulated with the Day of frontier guard troops, civilian staff and veterans of the Border service of the FSB. On Sunday, may 28, reported the press service of the Kremlin.
“Today we honor those who protects the state border of Russia, protects the native land of the enemy, who reveres the military, Patriotic traditions of many generations of their predecessors,” reads the telegram of the head of state.
Putin thanked the guards for flawless completion of tasks.
Border guards day is celebrated annually on may 28. The holiday was established by presidential decree of may 23, 1994 “in order to revive the historical traditions of Russia and its border forces.”