There were those among the graduates who studied in Nakhimov Naval Academy in Crimea and sang Ukrainian anthem as Russian flag was being raised there in 2014. Oleksii Kharchenko, one of the graduates, who served internship in the Italian Navy, has merited the dirk of that country. Italian military attache has bestowed it to the Ukrainian cadet.
Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church priest Oleksandr is the only Ukrainian Navy Chaplain.
The military attache of Italy is an artilleryman, judging by the sign on his beret.
Farewell to the banner of the Academy.
Lieutenant Kharchenko is bestowed the Italian dirk.