The National Guard of Ukraine (Ukrainian: Національна гвардія України, Natsionalna hvardiya Ukrayiny) or NGU is the Ukrainian national gendarmerie.

Mariupol is located to the south of the Donetsk Oblast, on the coast of Sea of Azov and at the mouth of Kalmius River.It is located in an area of Azov Lowland that is extension of the Ukrainian Black Sea Lowland.