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A solemn meeting dedicated to the Defender of the Fatherland Day took place in the Ulyanovsk separate guards airborne assault unit, which took place in the Ruslan Palace of Culture in Ulyanovsk.

“On February 23, Russia celebrates Defender of the Fatherland Day, which has become a truly nationwide holiday in our country. I would like to express special words of gratitude and deep respect to the veterans of the Great Patriotic War and the Airborne Forces. Thanks to you, dear veterans, the landing traditions are strong, which are getting stronger every year and contribute to the spiritual and moral education of the younger generation – the future defenders of the Fatherland. You are the history and pride of our country. Low bow to you for your high morale, optimism and loyalty to the Motherland, “the commander of the Ulyanovsk Separate Guards Airborne Assault Formation, Hero of Russia Guards Colonel Vladimir Seliverstov, noted in his speech. traditions of the Russian army, a symbol of courage and determination, valor and heroism, a reliable and tested vanguard of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation. The fighting spirit of the landing force, as at all times, remains unchanged, and it fully finds its expression in the motto of the Airborne Forces – “Nobody but us” – he stressed, concluding his speech.

By tradition, the most distinguished paratroopers were awarded state and departmental awards, insignia, and letters of thanks.

In addition, the Governor of the Ulyanovsk region Sergei Morozov, representatives of state authorities and local self-government of the Ulyanovsk region and the city of Ulyanovsk came to congratulate the paratroopers on the holiday.

At the end of the solemn part, a concert program of the “Airborne Brotherhood” group and collectives from Ulyanovsk was organized.

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