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As part of the festive events dedicated to the 76th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945, and held in the formations, military units and institutions of the Airborne Forces, in Ulan-Ude, personnel and representatives of the command of Ulan-Ude a separate guards airborne assault formation, jointly by representatives of the military commissariat of the Republic of Buryatia, veteran and public organizations, cadets and youth soldiers, congratulations were organized on the upcoming Victory Day veteran of the Great Patriotic War and Airborne Troops AGAFONOV Nikolai Borisovich (97 years old), who fought in the Far East with militaristic Japan, for which he was awarded the Order of the Patriotic War.

For him, the paratroopers guards prepared personalized gifts, which were presented in a solemn atmosphere at the house, and the military band of the unit sang songs of the war years.

At the festive table, the veteran told the paratroopers about the war, about his life and service, and also thanked them for their attention and care.

In the final part of the congratulations, the paratroopers marched in front of him in a solemn march.

Paratroopers of all, without exception, formations, military units and institutions of the Airborne Forces throughout the country congratulate veterans, during which airborne troops congratulate veterans on Victory Day, hold impromptu military mini-parades and concerts for them, give flowers and presents.

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