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On June 25, a solemn ritual dedicated to the 73rd graduation was held at the Nakhimov Naval School. The ceremony was attended by a 1979 graduate of the Leningrad NVMU, Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Navy, Vice Admiral Vladimir Kasatonov, Hero of the Russian Federation, a 1969 Leningrad NVMU graduate, Rear Admiral Vsevolod Khmyrov, a 1971 Leningrad NVMU graduate, Rear Admiral Vladimir Zakharov, Adviser to the Governor of St. Petersburg, Captain 1st rank in reserve Mikhail Yurchenko, descendant of Admiral Peter Anzhu Kirill Shalakhin, command of the Nakhimov Naval School, pupils and parents of graduates. “Today is a significant day not only in the life of graduates, but also in the life of the Navy. Today’s graduates will continue their studies and become naval officers. I wish them successful studies, interesting service, strong naval health and good luck! ” – said Vice-Admiral Vladimir Kasatonov, Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Navy, in his speech.

A new stage of life has begun for 67 graduates of the Nakhimov School today, more than 80% of them plan to continue their studies in higher educational institutions of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation. The solemn event was held on the parade ground under the direction of the head of the school, Vice-Admiral Alexei Maksimchuk. He called on the Nakhimovites to remember that they are the successors of the glorious traditions of the Russian Navy, to bear with honor and pride the high title of graduates of the Nakhimov Naval School, to remember their teachers and educators.

In the same ranks with the graduates of 2021 were the Nakhimovites of 1970, who graduated from the Leningrad Nakhimov Naval School 70 years ago and became officers, increasing the glory of the Russian Navy.

With words of gratitude to the teaching staff of the Nakhimov School, Sergeant Major of the 1st article Igor Surkov addressed: “For 7 years, shoulder to shoulder, we mastered science, received knowledge, prepared for military service. The moment comes when our paths diverge, each of us will build his own destiny. But we will never forget the Nakhimov Naval School! I express my gratitude to our command, educators and teachers who brought up future defenders of the Motherland in us ”.

During the solemn ceremony, the ritual of presenting the Nakhimov residents with certificates, badges on graduation from the school took place. Three Nakhimovites were awarded with gold medals “For special achievements in teaching”. The decoration of the ceremony was a waltz, in which all graduates took part.

The graduation ceremony ended with the graduates bid farewell to the School Banner and a solemn march.

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