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MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –

On the Day of Remembrance and Mourning, servicemen of the Kant united Russian military base stationed in the Kyrgyz Republic honored the memory of those who fell in the battles of the Great Patriotic War.

As part of the event, a rally was held on the territory of the military base, at which the commander of the base, Colonel Alexey Larin, spoke to the personnel of the compound. He noted that the Great Patriotic War brought a lot of pain and grief to the families of a large country, in the protection of which representatives of all peoples participated.

Servicemen of the Russian military base laid wreaths at the Eternal Flame and honored the memory of those who fell during the war, joining the All-Russian minute of silence. In addition, in the church of St. Alexander Nevsky, the assistant to the commander of the military base for work with believers held a prayer service and a memorial service for those who did not return from the war.

The joint Russian military base “Kant” is part of the Collective Rapid Deployment Forces and is involved in ensuring the security of the airspace of the CSTO states. It is armed with Su-25 attack aircraft and Mi-8 helicopters.

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