MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
On the Day of Memory and Mourning in the city of military glory Voronezh, the commander of the Red Banner Combined Arms Army of the Western Military District (ZVO), Lieutenant General Andrei Ivanaev, laid flowers at the foot of the memorial complex on Victory Square.
The ceremony was attended by servicemen of the combined arms army of the Western Military District, the head of the Air Force Academy, Colonel-General Gennady Zibrov, Governor of the Voronezh Region Alexander Gusev, the head of Voronezh Vadim Kstenin, as well as representatives of government bodies, public and veteran organizations.
Military discipline and public order during the event were ensured by military policemen of the Voronezh garrison of the Western Military District.
On the Day of Remembrance and Mourning at 12:15 Moscow time, more than 10 thousand servicemen in the Voronezh, Smolensk, Belgorod, Kursk, Bryansk and Moscow regions honored the memory of the fallen heroes with a minute of silence.
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