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On November 5, the Military University of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation held a solemn event dedicated to the 101st anniversary of the creation of the country’s main military humanitarian university.

The history of the university began on November 5, 1919, when the Teacher’s Institute of the Red Army was established by order No. 1135 for the Petrograd Military District, which was named after one of the first organizers of political work, N.G. Tolmacheva. The Military University of the Ministry of Defense, created in 1994 on the basis of the Humanitarian Academy of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, is rightfully considered the legal successor of such renowned universities as the V.I. Lenin, Military Institute of Foreign Languages, Military Law Academy, Military Finance Academy, Lviv Higher Military Political School, Moscow Military Conservatory.

Colonel-General Andrei Kartapolov, Deputy Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation – Head of the Main Military-Political Directorate of the RF Armed Forces, arrived at the university to congratulate the personnel. He conveyed congratulations from the Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation, General of the Army Sergei Shoigu.

During his speech, Colonel-General Andrei Kartapolov noted that the Military University plays an important role in the system of training military-political personnel, especially emphasizing the uniqueness of an educational institution that conducts multi-level military-humanitarian training of officers for all types and branches of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation and many power structures and departments of Russia, as well as foreign states.

At the end of the solemn part of the event, a decree of the President of the Russian Federation and an order of the Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation on awarding servicemen and employees of the Military University were read out. Among them, six specialists were awarded state awards, four people were awarded departmental awards and five were awarded the medal of the Russian Ministry of Defense “For achievements in military-political work.”

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