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Today, on the Day of Memory and Mourning, admirals and officers of the Main Command of the Navy, the Military Educational and Scientific Center of the Navy “Naval Academy named after Admiral of the Fleet of the Soviet Union N.G. Kuznetsov ”honored the memory of those killed in the Great Patriotic War by laying wreaths and flowers at the Mother Motherland monument at the Piskarevskoye cemetery in St. Petersburg.

In accordance with the instructions of the Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy, Admiral Nikolai Evmenov, units of the direct subordination of the Main Command of the Navy organized meetings, laying wreaths and flowers at memorial sites in St. Petersburg. For example, officers of the VUNC of the Navy “Naval Academy” paid military honors at the memorial “Road of Life”, and cadets of the Naval Polytechnic Institute laid wreaths and flowers at the memorial “Duderhof Heights” and the memorial “Front line of defense of Soviet troops 1941-1945” …

During the years of the Great Patriotic War, the Navy destroyed more than 2,500 enemy ships and vessels. Provided the transportation by waterways of about 10 million people and more than 100 million tons of cargo.

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