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Soldiers of the guards combined arms army of the Western military district laid more than 5.5 thousand flowers in memory of the fallen in the great Patriotic war in Day of memory and grief on June 22.

The event was attended by members of the combined arms army ZVO, air force Academy, VKS RF, as well as representatives of government bodies, local authorities, public organizations and the Council of veterans.

“After 75 years by members of the combined arms army ZVO give military honors defenders of the Fatherland. We will carry our duty and we will remember the heroic feats. Bow our heads, hold sacred the memory of them,” said chief of staff of the guards combined arms army ZVO major-General Nikolay Tereshchenko.

In Day of memory and grief at 4 am was given military honors and laid flowers and wreaths to the Eternal flame near the memorial complex “Victory Square” in Voronezh. The memory of the fallen heroes observed a minute of silence not only in Voronezh, but also in Smolensk, Belgorod, Kursk, Tambov, Bryansk and Kolomna near Moscow.

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