The event was attended by Deputy Director of the Federal Service of the National Guard of the Russian Federation - Commander-in-Chief of the National Guard of the Russian Federation, Lieutenant-General Yuri Babkin and Deputy Head of the Federal Communications Agency Sergey Chebakov. Evgraf Fedotovich Komarovsky (1769−1843) - Russian infantry general, adjutant general, the first commander of the internal guard of Russia, count, author of memoirs on the events of the period 1786−1833. He participated in the Italian and Swiss campaigns Suvorov A.V. He was in the battles of Bassignano, Tidon, Trebbia, Nure, and participated in the Alpine campaign. In 1800−1801. - Commandant of the Kamyanets-Podilsky fortress, from 1801 - Adjutant General.
Evgraf Fedotovich Komarovsky became the founder and first commander of the internal guard (1811), and then - the commander of the Separate Corps of the Internal Guard - the prototype of the internal troops (1816). He did not take a direct part in the hostilities of 1812: he was instructed to supply the army with recruits and militias. In 1816 he was promoted to lieutenant general, in 1828 - to the generals from infantry “for distinctions in service”.
“Today we are present at the solemn cancellation ceremony of the block dedicated to the 250th anniversary of Evgraf Fedotovich Komarovsky, an outstanding Russian general, the first commander of the internal guard. The block was released in a circulation of 35 thousand copies. I am sure that these postal blocks will be a valuable gift for residents and visitors of Russia. These unique copies will forever retain the memory of such a military man and today's event, and will also become a philatelic rarity among collectors around the world, ”said the deputy head of Rossvyaz.