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Military engineers of the pontoon-ferry unit of the engineering unit of the Southern Military District (YuVO), making the transition along inland waterways as part of the patriotic action “Alloy of Memory” dedicated to the 80th anniversary of the beginning of the Great Patriotic War, will arrive in the village of Romanovskaya near Volgodonsk on June 8.

Demonstration of ferries will start at 10:00 at the pier in the port of the village. Engineers of the Southern Military District will present an exhibition of modern models of military equipment and weapons. In addition, two ferries will be the place for the excursion, one of which is equipped for the residence of military personnel during the rafting period on the waterways of the Rostov and Volgograd regions, and on the second ferry samples of engineering equipment are presented, including a sapper suit, mine detectors, mine models, etc.

The event will be attended by representatives of the command of the Southern Military District, local government bodies, the city council of veterans, youth soldiers, students, residents of the district.

Artistic groups and artists will perform Cossack dances and a medley of songs of the war years, and the presenters will tell about significant historical events of the Great Patriotic War, in which the engineering units of the Red Army distinguished themselves.

Modern engineering and assault units of the Southern Military District brigade will demonstrate their professional skills to the guests of the action.

The musical accompaniment of the solemn event will be provided by the orchestra of the compound.

On June 1, military engineers of the Southern Military District set off along the rivers of the Rostov and Volgograd regions from the city of Kamensk-Shakhtinsky, at the moment they have covered about 300 km. Then the pontoons will make stops in Kalach-on-Don and Volgograd.

The “Rafting of Memory” will end in the Volgograd reservoir, where the engineering units of the three military districts – Western, Central and Southern – will meet on June 22 and will take part in the military-historical reconstruction of the Soviet troops crossing the Volga during the Battle of Stalingrad.

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