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Servicemen of formations and military units of the Eastern Military District (VVO), stationed in the Trans-Baikal Territory, took part in festive events dedicated to the Day of the Defender of the Fatherland.

In the “Victory Park” of the city of Chita, with the participation of the command of the combined-arms association, military personnel of military units of the Air Defense Forces, veterans of military service, and youth soldiers, a solemn meeting was held with the laying of baskets of flowers. Lieutenant-General Roman Berdnikov, commander of the combined-arms formation of the Air Defense Forces, and representatives of veteran organizations and local self-government bodies made a solemn speech to those present.

Concerts, performances by creative teams and sports events were organized for servicemen of all categories in military units. In addition, visits to military units within the framework of the “Open Doors Day” were organized for young soldiers and schoolchildren with themed excursions and exhibitions.

Also, the festive events were held with the participation of military personnel of formations and military units of the Air Defense Forces located at the Tsugol and Telemba training grounds. In the field camps, awards were given to servicemen who distinguished themselves in the course of combat training and daily activities.

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