MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
In Khabarovsk, at the memorial complex “Eternal Flame”, events dedicated to the Day of Memory and Mourning took place.
The ceremony dedicated to the beginning of the Great Patriotic War was attended by the command and servicemen of the headquarters of the Eastern Military District, representatives of the government of the Khabarovsk Territory, the Regional Duma, and the Orthodox clergy.
They solemnly laid wreaths and flowers at the “eternal flame”. All those present honored the memory of the victims with a minute of silence. The event ended with the passage of a company of the guard of honor and a military band of the headquarters of the Eastern Military District.
For reference: Day of Remembrance and Sorrow – the day of the beginning of the Great Patriotic War (1941). Originally established by the decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Russian Federation of June 13, 1996 as the “Day of Remembrance of the Defenders of the Fatherland.” It received its modern name according to the decree of the President of the Russian Federation of June 8, 1996. On October 24, it was included in the list of memorable dates of the Russian Federation.
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