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Zelensky visits troops at front line (PHOTOS)
May 23, 2023 11:25 AM 1 min read
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Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky visited naval infantry troops at the front line to mark the Day of the Ukrainian Marines.
Zelensky’s Telegram channel reported this on May 23.
“Prepared for operations on land, at sea, and in the air, Ukrainian marines successfully perform complex tasks. They are motivated, strong, and brave. The enemy feels the power of our warriors. Thank you for defending our homeland!” the president’s channel wrote.
The Day of the Ukrainian Marines has been commemorated in Ukraine as a professional holiday since 2014, with the date May 23 set in 2018.
Martin Fornusek is a news editor at the Kyiv Independent. He has previously worked as a news content editor at the media company Newsmatics and is a contributor to Euromaidan Press. He also volunteers as an editor and translator at the Czech-language version of Ukraïner. Martin studied at Masaryk University in Brno, Czechia, holding a bachelor's degree in security studies and history and a master's degree in conflict and democracy studies.