Ukraine marks 101st anniversary of Ukraine's Navy

17:18, 29 April 2019
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"On April 29, 1918, patriotic pressure of the Ukrainian majority of crews of the ships of the Black Sea Fleet and the Ukrainian community of Sevastopol forced Rear Admiral Mikhail Sablin, who had shortly before agreed to take the post of commander, to officially declare the entire Black Sea Fleet the Fleet of the Ukrainian People's Republic, as well as to order to solemnly raise Ukrainian flags on ships and the Sevastopol fortress at 16:00," the press service of the Ukrainian Navy wrote on Facebook.

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