July 13, Kiev, launched the 7th international tournament of professional bodyguards. The initiator of the competition by the International League of professional bodyguards, Ukrainian branch of the International Practical Shooting Confederation and the Federation of Ukraine-hand combat, had sponsored the Scientific and Production Association “Practika” – domestic producer of armored VIP transportation and security. Competing will be 12 teams from Ukraine, Estonia, Russia and Moldova. In teams of the State Security Department and the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine includes law enforcement officers on a daily basis to ensure the safety of senior officials, leading politicians and businessmen. The tournament began with the opening ceremony at the Constitution Square near the Parliament. Immediately after opening, the presidential security service of Ukraine held demonstrations. Bodyguards demonstrated how to protect the president in the event of an attack using weapons and firearms. Then, in the summer Mariinsky Park began the first phase of the tournament – to-hand combat. Competitions on practical shooting and extreme driving, and a presentation produced by “Practika” VIP armored car based on the Toyota Land Cruiser, received high praise from professionals. Tournament will end on July 16 award winners. Then, and will be awarded the grand prize – the Cup, which will be engraved with the name of the winning team, which will be in the cup until the next tournament. Now the cup is in Belarus and it must deliver to Kiev on July 15.