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In the Guards Caucasian Cossack Airborne Assault Regiment stationed in Stavropol, the commander of the Novorossiysk Guards Airborne Assault Mountain Formation of the Guards, Colonel Andrei Sukhovetsky, introduced the new commander of the 247th Guards Caucasian Cossack Airborne Assault Regiment to the command and personnel.

During the ceremonial ritual, the commander of the Novorossiysk Airborne Forces received the St.George banner of the regiment from the hands of the Guards Colonel Alik Makhmutov, who had commanded the brigade since 2019 and handed it over to the new commander, the Guards Lieutenant Colonel Konstantin Zizievsky.

At the solemn meeting, the commander of the Novorossiysk Guards Airborne Force recalled the glorious combat path of the Stavropol paratroopers from the moment of formation to the present day.

“Being a reliable bulwark in the defense of the southern borders of our Motherland, the personnel of the regiment make a significant contribution to strengthening the country’s defense, in practice demonstrating combat training and an example of fulfilling military duty,” said Colonel Andrei Sukhovetsky in his speech.

“This year, the units of the regiment have shown their excellent training and professionalism in the framework of the strategic command and staff exercise“ Caucasus – 2020 ”, for which they were highly appreciated by the Command of the Airborne Forces. This is the result of the daily and painstaking work of all the personnel standing here in the ranks, ”the commander of the Novorossiysk unit emphasized.

In conclusion, Andrei Sukhovetsky thanked the guards Colonel Alik Makhmutov for the good work in maintaining the country’s defense as the commander of the famous regiment and congratulated on the appointment to the higher position of the Chief of Staff of the Novorossiysk Guards Mountain Formation of the Airborne Forces, in the new regiment commander, guards Lieutenant Colonel Konstantin Zizievsky successes in the new post expressed confidence that under his leadership the regiment will achieve high results.

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