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Today in the historical basis of the Northern fleet — the city of military glory polar — solemn ceremony of handing over the personal standard of the commander of the Kola flotilla of diverse forces.

The event was held at the military camp. It was attended by commander of the Northern fleet Vice-Admiral Alexander Moiseev. He took the flag from the old commander of the Kola flotilla of Vice-Admiral Oleg Golubev and handed him the current commander of Union rear Admiral Eduard Mikhailov.

Commander of the Northern fleet expressed his gratitude to Vice-Admiral Oleg Golubev over many years of successful leadership of the flotilla and wished rear Admiral Eduard Mikhailov worthily continue the glorious traditions of the Association.


The red banner of the Kola flotilla of diverse forces is one of the largest associations of the Northern fleet. It includes connection of large anti-submarine and landing ships, ships of protection of water area and submarines, special forces to combat underwater saboteurs, separate missile artillery brigade, and part of the software. On the basis of the flotilla created by Arctic group, whose ships made eight trips in the Northern sea route. The Association headquarters is located in the Arctic.

The commander of the Kola flotilla of diverse forces, rear Admiral Eduard Mikhailov was appointed by the decree of the President of Russia in the end of 2019. Before his military service was connected with the Pacific fleet.

Eduard Evgenievich Mikhailov was born on 5 December 1970. He graduated from the Ussuri Suvorov military school, the mine and torpedo Department of the Pacific higher naval school imeni S. O. Makarov in Vladivostok, naval Academy named after N. G. Kuznetsova and Military Academy of the General staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation. Went from Lieutenant to commander of the division of nuclear submarines in the submarine forces of the Pacific fleet. For two years he held the position of Deputy commander of the Seaside flotilla of diverse forces, and then chief of staff, submarine forces Pacific fleet.

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