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During a working trip to the troops (forces) of the Central Military District, the Deputy Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation, General of the Army Dmitry Bulgakov, arrived in Abakan, the Republic of Khakassia, where he checked the logistics of the 5th separate Poznan Red Banner Railway Brigade. The deputy minister inspected the fleet of automotive and special equipment, the conditions for its storage, maintenance and readiness to perform the assigned tasks.

“Based on the decision of the Supreme Commander-in-Chief and Defense Minister Sergei Kuzhegetovich Shoigu, this year the Railway Troops are starting the construction of the second branch of the Baikal-Amur Railway. All ten brigades are leaving for the construction of the section, which is currently assigned to the Railway Troops from Ulak to Fevralsk – 340 km. On the 5th, the fifth brigade begins to go to the specified area. We must build a second branch of the Baikal-Amur Mainline, ”the deputy head of the military department said at a meeting with journalists.

On behalf of the Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation, at the solemn ceremony, General of the Army Dmitry Bulgakov presented the Regimental Bowl of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation to the 5th separate Poznan Red Banner Railway Brigade.

The brigade was awarded this sign of military valor for high combat training, selfless military labor in performing special tasks for the construction of railways, liquidation of the consequences of natural disasters and catastrophes.

“I am proud to note that the 5th separate brigade of the Railway Troops was awarded this sign of military valor, the first in the history of the Railway Troops, among military units and logistical support formations of the Armed Forces as a whole! Today, the 5th brigade is rightfully the flagship of the Railway Troops! ”- said the Deputy Minister of Defense, speaking at the ceremony.

Having visited the museum of the railway brigade, the Deputy Minister of Defense made a memorable entry in the historical form of the military unit about the presentation of the Regimental Bowl of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation.

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