For the first time Ukraine celebrated the Day of airborne troops of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. From now on this holiday will be celebrated annually on 21 November.
From now on, Ukrainian Marines will not wear blue berets, and dark maroon. Also changed the symbolism of the Marines: the berets depicts the dome of a parachute, flaming sword and wings of the Archangel Michael.
“It’s the color of blood, your blood spilled in battle for Ukraine. Maroon berets to identify their paratroopers used 59 countries, of which 19 NATO member. Thus we introduce another standard of the Alliance”, – said the President Poroshenko.
We offer you to watch the promo video made by TV channel UATV on the occasion of a new Day Ukrainian paratroopers.
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Video: UATV Channel