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In the framework of the celebrations dedicated to the Victory in the great Patriotic war of 1941-1945, the soldiers of the Pskov guards air assault connections will carry throughout the connection banners with images of soldiers from the 6th company, died in March 2000 in Chechnya when the clash with the militants in the Argun gorge.

“On the parade ground 104 guards airborne regiment in Pskov region planned the marching with banners of heroes of the 6th company”, – said the Deputy commander of the Pskov guards air assault connections for political-military work, Colonel of the guards Alexey Savelyev.

By analogy with the action “Immortal regiment”, on the parade ground of the guards artillery regiment planned the passage 12 parade with banners veterans of the great Patriotic war and the banner group the Banner of Victory.

At the end of the events planned flight of three gliders with flags of Russia and airborne compounds, as well as the jump of a skydiver with a flag of Victory.

March 1, 2000 in the Argun gorge in counter-terrorism operations on the territory of the Chechen Republic 6th airborne company of the 104th guards airborne regiment of the 76th guards airborne division, took a brutal battle with the vastly superior forces of the insurgents. The Marines did not flinch, did not back down, and you completed your military duty, at the cost of his life barred the way to the enemy.

For courage and heroism in battles with terrorists, 22 Marines awarded the title of Hero of Russia, 21 of them posthumously.

69 soldiers and officers were awarded the order of Courage, 63 of them posthumously.

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