February 14 Kursk Customs celebrates the 32nd anniversary of its foundation

February 14 Kursk Customs celebrates the 32nd anniversary of its foundation.

In 1992, the order of the State Customs Committee of Russia № 45 Kursk customs post Voronezh customs was transformed into the Kursk customs with a staff of 50 people. The same order created Sujansky, Glushkovsky, Khomutovsky and Zheleznogorsky customs posts. Anatoly Vasilyevich Pogozhev headed the customs. initially, the customs had only seven employees and had a material and technical base consisting of a mechanical typewriter, two cabinets and an old car

Today Kursk Customs is 8 customs posts, 3 services, 21 departments, 9 departments and a highly professional team of about 570 people. The region of activity of the customs office is the territory of Kursk and Orel regions

Over the years, Kursk Customs has become a technically and technologically well-equipped and efficient state structure, capable of solving the most complex tasks of ensuring the economic security of the south-western borders of Russia

On the eve of the holiday, an oath-taking ceremony was held for the newly appointed officers.

The ceremony was held for the newly appointed officers

The Youth Council of Customs prepared a gift for the holiday – a photo exhibition “Let’s Serve Russia!”

Kursk customs officers held a meeting with students of the Kursk Academy of State and Municipal Service. The future customs officers were told about the history and the present day of the Kursk Customs Service, about the procedure for entering the customs service. Maria Goncharova, a member of the Youth Council of the Customs, an alumna of the Academy, shared the experience of the Council and wished the graduates success in their studies. Special interest was aroused by the performance of the cynological department of the Customs. The canine units demonstrated the search for narcotic substances in the room and in the luggage, and the general course of dog training

Academy students performed amateur performances for their guests

Ahead of the holiday was a meeting of veterans of customs. Present at the event, as working veterans, as well as retired veterans. In his speech customs chief Vladimir Kisser noted the importance of veterans’ assistance in the patriotic education of young customs officers. The veterans were shown a documentary movie about the customs. The present jubilarians were presented with gifts. The veterans were presented by the participants of the customs amateur talent show. The event ended with a tea party with homemade cakes and memories of joint service

Kursk customs officers continue and multiply the traditions of faithful service to Russia, laid by Anatolyev Vasilyevich Pogozhev and his loyal associates: Leonid Demekhov, Svetlana Tutova, Mikhail Chaplygin, Valery Gavrilko, Gennady Bogatyrev, Nikolai Vaskov, Andrei Zvyagin and many others. 23 veterans have been faithfully serving in Customs since 1993 up to the present time. Veterans are a worthy role model for young customs officers