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On June 20, 2021, a delegation of the Airborne Forces and the Ryazan Higher Airborne Command School named after General of the Army V.F. Margelova arrived in the city of Brest in the Republic of Belarus to participate in events dedicated to the 80th anniversary of the beginning of the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945.

The delegation, headed by Lieutenant General Andrey Kholzakov, Deputy Commander of the Airborne Forces for Peacekeeping Operations and Collective Rapid Reaction Forces (CRRF), included representatives of the leadership and teaching staff of the renowned Airborne Forces School and more than 100 cadets.

Every year, starting in 2017, at the invitation of the Belarusian side, cadets and officers of the Ryazan Higher Airborne Command School named after General of the Army V.F. Margelova are participants in commemorative events on the territory of the Brest Fortress.

Before leaving, all cadets underwent a medical examination for the presence of infectious diseases and PCR testing for coronavirus infection.

The main purpose of the visit is to participate in the rally-requiem “Brest Fortress-Hero”, pay military honors to the soldiers-defenders of the Brest Fortress, visit museums and historical sites, as well as military-patriotic education of RVDKU cadets.

During their stay from 20 to 23 June 2021, cadets from Ryazan will take part in a number of planned joint military-patriotic events in the city of Brest.

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