MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
The leadership of the Department of Financial Support of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation took part in the opening ceremony of the bust to Mikhail Vasilyevich Lezgintsev, head of the Finance Department of the People’s Commissariat for Military Affairs (1917-1921) at the Museum of the Military University of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation.
The ceremony was also attended by veterans of the financial and economic service of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, representatives of the command, teaching staff and cadets of the Military University, the financial and economic service of military districts, the Department of Field Institutions of the Bank of Russia, the Russian Guard, the Federal Treasury and descendants of M.V. Lezgintseva.
The bust was created by sculptors of the Mitrofan Grekov Studio of Military Artists at the initiative of the Council of Veterans of the Military Financial and Economic Service of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation.
The opening of the bust to Mikhail Vasilyevich Lezgintsev, the first head of the Finance Department of the People’s Commissariat for Military Affairs, will help the young generation of cadets, students and adjuncts, and the teaching staff of the Military University and all visitors of the Museum of Financial and Economic Service to gain a deeper understanding of the history of the service and those who stood at its origins and development, will perpetuate the memory of military financiers and the invaluable experience of financial support of the army and navy during revolutionary years for future generations.
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