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Photo by M. Denisov. Mos.ru
Preventions of the Eternal Flame at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier are carried out monthly and additionally on the eve of public holidays, for example, before Defender of the Fatherland Day and Victory Day.
On the eve of Defender of the Fatherland Day, Mosgaz specialists held a solemn ceremony to prevent the Eternal Flame at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in the Alexander Garden. Sergei Sobyanin told about this on his page in the social network “VKontakte”.
The eternal flame perpetuates the memory of the soldiers and officers who participated in the Great Patriotic War.
During the solemn prophylaxis ceremony, the flame is transferred to a temporary burner with a special torch. Then the specialists dismantle the star from the memorial complex and check the operability of the three igniters of the burner.
At the end of the work, the fire returns to its original place.
Mosgaz employees have supported the Eternal Flame since its lighting in 1987. The Eternal Flame Burner is a sophisticated device that needs regular inspection and maintenance. Preventions are carried out monthly and additionally on the eve of public holidays, for example, before Defender of the Fatherland Day and Victory Day.
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