MIL-OSI Russia: More than 1 thousand young soldiers of the Rostov region honored the memory of the fallen soldiers on the Day of the Unknown Soldier

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MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –

More than 1,000 young soldiers of the Rostov region, together with the servicemen of the Southern Military District (YuVO), took part in commemorative events dedicated to the Day of the Unknown Soldier.

The guys kept watch in memory, laid flowers at the memorials to those who died during the Great Patriotic War. Early Yunarmeys carried out ennobling of places of military burials, monuments and obelisks.

Similar actions were held in all cities and districts of the Rostov region, and lessons of courage were held in schools on the topic “Nobody is forgotten, nothing is forgotten.”

Representatives of the administration of districts and cities of the region, veteran organizations, pupils of patriotic movements and centers also took part in the commemorative events.

For reference:

The Day of the Unknown Soldier is a relatively new memorable date in Russian history, which is designed to perpetuate the memory, military valor and immortal feat of Soviet and Russian soldiers. For the first time, the Day of the Unknown Soldier was celebrated in 2014. The date December 3 was not chosen by chance. It was on this day, December 3, 1966, to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the defeat of the Nazi troops near Moscow, the ashes of an unknown soldier from the mass grave of Soviet soldiers on the 41st kilometer of the Leningradskoye Highway was transferred and solemnly buried at the wall of the Moscow Kremlin in the Alexander Garden …

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