Poroshenko said the border guards have saved his life in the Donbass two years ago

Порошенко рассказал, как пограничники спасли ему жизнь на Донбассе два года назад

The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, told how in the spring of 2014 Ukrainian border guards have saved his life in the Donbas. He stated this during his speech on the occasion of Day of the frontier guard, which was broadcast channel “112 Ukraine”.

“I have many times had the opportunity to witness the heroism of border guards. Moreover, I fully have reason to believe that the guards saved my life exactly two years ago – in April, may (2014 – ed.) while on the – now legendary – the checkpoint “Izvarino”, near “Deviantnogo”. When was preparing an armed provocation, came under fire, that’s decisive, brave actions of the guards enabled them to avoid the very heavy”, – said Poroshenko.

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Recall from the beginning of the antiterrorist operation (ATO) in the fighting in the Donbas took part more than 15 thousand Ukrainian border guards.