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Today the organizers of the XII International military music festival “Spasskaya tower” and the heads of the military and creative groups – Festival participants honored the memory of the Unknown Soldier by the laying of wreaths and flowers at his Grave in Alexander garden.

On behalf of the organizers, the ceremony was attended by the head of service of the commandant of the Moscow Kremlin – the Moscow Kremlin commandant, Lieutenant General Sergey Khlebnikov, head of the Directorate of the Festival “Spasskaya tower” Sergei Smirnov and head of the Military orchestra service of the armed forces of the Russian Federation – the chief military conductor, musical Director and member of the Artistic Council of the Festival “Spasskaya tower”, major General Timothy Makin.

Sergei Khlebnikov told that the leaders of the groups participating in the Festival is always a big thrill to come to the Eternal flame at the Kremlin wall to commemorate the Unknown Soldier and all the soldiers who died in armed conflict ever in world history.

With a sense of great excitement participated in the ceremony of laying flowers Colonel Ehtibar Aliyev, head of the Azerbaijani delegation at the Festival “Spasskaya tower”. The great Patriotic war is a General history of the multinational Soviet Union and a personal history of most former Soviet republics, keeping the memory of their ancestors fought in the war against fascism shoulder to shoulder.

“My grandfather on my father Huseyn Aliyev went to the front immediately after the start of the war. My father was born in July 1941, did not have to see him, as my grandfather died at Stalingrad. Grandma was left a widow at twenty-one had raised three children – shares intimate family memories Ehtibar Aliyev. And my maternal grandfather went through the war, was wounded at Chisinau, but lived a long and worthy life after retiring from the us only at the age of 98, being an example in everything for their children and grandchildren. I do not know how other participants of the laying, and I have actually today had tears, again, and the music largely contributed to this mood.”

“Directly the laying of wreaths and flowers was held under the composition “Adagio” composer, and first musical Director of the Festival “Spasskaya Tower”, people’s artist of Russia, General-Lieutenant Valeriy Mikhailovich Khalilov” – said major General Pavel Gernet, chief of the Military exemplary orchestra of the guard of honor, providing musical accompaniment of the event.

The tune from the movie “ballad of a soldier” before the participants of the ceremony, the parade marched in the Honorary guard 154th special commandant of the Preobrazhensky regiment.

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