MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
At the Military University, a solemn ceremony of dedication to the ranks of the Youth Army of students of school # 2025 took place. 25 boys and girls took the oath of allegiance to the brotherhood. In addition to badges and scarlet berets, the recruits received a certificate of assigning the detachment the name of Major General Yuri Yevtushenko.
“This is already the fifth Yuri Grigorievich Yunarmeysky detachment in the country. The geography is expanding, because young people not only honor their heroes, but also want to be equal to them. St. Petersburg, Kursk. Novosibirsk region. In each of these settlements there are now “Yevtushenkovites” who, with their achievements, will glorify the name of the brave hero, “explained the Leader of the Youth Army Nikita Nagorny.
Major General Mikhail Smyslov, the acting head of the university, and Sergei Konovalov, deputy chairman of the All-Russian organization of veterans “Combat Brotherhood”, addressed the young patriots with parting words. They noted the symbolism of the ceremony held within the walls of the university, which Yuri Yevtushenko graduated from in due time and wished the successors of his traditions to achieve excellent success in their studies and sports.
According to the young soldier Grigory Fedotov, with such motivation, his fellow fraternity members have every chance of becoming students of one of the best educational institutions – the Military University of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation.
“Our detachment will strive with even greater zeal for high results and prove that it is not in vain that it bears the name of a patriot,” he stressed.
Yuri Yevtushenko, Deputy Commander of the Western Military District for military-political work, Major General of the Armed Forces, was born in Novosibirsk in 1964. In January 2018, he headed the Center for the Reconciliation of Warring Parties in Syria. He has the Order of Merit for the Fatherland, IV degree with swords, the Order for Bravery, I degree, the medal of the Order for Services to the Fatherland, II degree, as well as other awards. On November 9, 2020, Yuri Yevtushenko passed away.
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