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Servicemen of the artillery formation of the Eastern Military District, stationed in the Republic of Buryatia, congratulated the veteran of the Great Patriotic War Semyon Andreevich Khantaev, who lives in Ulan-Ude, on the Day of Rocket Forces and Artillery.

The artillerymen, together with the Selenga combined-arms group, prepared a concert program for the front-line soldier, consisting of instrumental numbers and song compositions. Famous songs of the war years were performed in the courtyard of the veteran’s house.

At the end of the event, the servicemen handed over a congratulatory address to the front-line soldier, warmly thanking him for his courage, perseverance and courage shown during the war. Before congratulating the veteran, all participants in the event passed tests for coronavirus infection in advance.

Khantaev Semyon Andreevich left for the front in 1943 as part of a reserve regiment, after which he was transferred to an artillery regiment, where he fought in artillery reconnaissance. He took part in the war with Japan and the defeat of the Kwantung Army. After the war, he served in the Trans-Baikal Military District. He was actively involved in military-patriotic work with young people.

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