MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
The command and servicemen of the combined arms formation of the Central Military District (CVO) took part in the event dedicated to the opening of the busts of the four times Hero of the Soviet Union Marshal Georgy Konstantinovich Zhukov and Hero of the Soviet Union Dmitry Kapitonovich Potapov. The opening ceremony took place on June 12, on the Day of Russia, on the territory of the Walk of Fame near the building of the MCOU Chikskaya secondary school No. 6 in the village of Prokudskoye, Kochenevsky district, Novosibirsk region.
The opening ceremony was also attended by representatives of the local administration, veteran organizations, pupils of patriotic movements and centers, villagers. The event was held in compliance with military rituals. The personnel of the guard of honor company of the Central Military District laid wreaths at the foot of the monuments and concluded the ceremony with a solemn march.
Georgy Zhukov is a Soviet commander, Marshal of the Soviet Union, four times Hero of the Soviet Union, holder of two Orders of “Victory” and many other orders and medals.
Dmitry Potapov is a veteran of the Great Patriotic War, Hero of the Soviet Union, major, renowned graduate of the Moscow State Educational Institution Chikskaya Secondary School No. 6, an educational institution is named after him.
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