USCG Photo: Russian Anchorage Meeting

Thursday, April 21, 2011
Rear Adm. Christopher Colvin, commander 17th Coast Guard District, Russian Lt. Gen. Raphael Alexeseevich Daerbaev, the chief of the Northeast Border Directorate of the Federal Security Service of Russia, shake hands after signing letters of understanding towards continued communication and cooperation in combating illegal fishing in the Northern Pacific and the Bering Sea, Apr. 20, 2011. The Coast Guard hosted the annual visit from the NBD to strengthen relations and discuss best practices for fisheries enforcement and search and rescue on the high seas. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class David Mosley
 

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