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Russian Coast Guard
Береговая охрана России
Flag of the Russian Coast Guard.svg
Active 2005–present
Country  Russia
Type Coast Guard
Size more than 100 ships
Part of Federal Security Service of Russia
Colors blue-green
Commander of the Coast Guard Colonel-General Yuri Alekseyev
Vyacheslav Serzhanin

Russian Border Guard (coast guard) vessel #183

Russian Border Guard (coast guard) vessel #146, belonging to the Amur Flotilla

Russian Border Guard (coast guard) vessel #028

The Russian Federation Coast Guard (Russian: Береговая охрана Российской Федерации, Beregovaya okhrana Rossiyskoy Federatsii), previously known as the Maritime Units of the Soviet KGB's Border Troops (Russian: Морские части Пограничных Войск КГБ СССР), is the coast guard of Russia, part of the Border Guard Service of Russia under the Federal Security Service of Russia (Береговая охрана Пограничной службы ФСБ России),.[1]

Training and Study[]

The FSB Coast Guard Institute (Институт береговой охраны ФСБ России), located in Anapa, was established in 2007.



Ships of the Russian Coast Guard are:

Soviet KGB Border Troops Nerei class-frigate Imeni 70-Letiya Pogranichnykh Voisk (renamed Anadyr in Russian Coast Guard service) in 1988. KGB ensign is risen.



  • Admiral Innokentiy Nalyotov (1996-2002)
  • Vice-Admiral Vyacheslav Serzhanin (2004–2006)
  • General-Colonel Viktor Trufanov (2006-2011)
  • Yuri Alexeyev (Since 2011)

See also[]

  • Greenpeace Arctic Sunrise ship case


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