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On July 24, at the Russian military base of the Southern Military District (YuVO) in Abkhazia, solemn events will be held on the occasion of the celebration of the 103rd anniversary of the Krasnodar Red Banner Orders of Kutuzov, Zhukov and the Red Star of the Russian military base of the Southern Military District.

During the rally, veterans and active servicemen of the unit will be presented with departmental awards, valuable gifts and certificates.

Festive events will take place on the territory of the military compound. The solemn meeting will be held with the participation of the President of the Republic of Abkhazia, the defense department of the republic and the diplomatic corps of Russia in the person of the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to Abkhazia.

Also invited to the celebration of the 103rd anniversary are the heads of the regions of Abkhazia, representatives of the clergy in the person of the head of the Sukhum-Abkhaz Diocese, pupils of the All-Russian children’s and youth military-patriotic public movement “Yunarmiya”, as well as members of the families of military personnel.

The creative teams of the Krasnodar Territory, a military orchestra with a “drum show” will perform for the guests, servicemen of the intelligence units of the Southern Military District will demonstrate hand-to-hand combat techniques.

Also, everyone will be able to visit the exhibition of military equipment and weapons of various military units of the Southern Military District, the canteen and the barracks of the compound, where you can get acquainted with the life and life of the military personnel.

The culmination of the holiday will be a festive evening fireworks.

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The 7th Krasnodar Red Banner Orders of Kutuzov and the Red Star military base is the successor of the 9th Motorized Rifle Division – one of the oldest formations in the Russian Armed Forces, the 131st separate motorized rifle Krasnodar Red Banner Orders of Kutuzov and the Red Star of the Kuban Cossack Brigade.

During the Great Patriotic War, the unit liberated the Kuban and its capital – the city of Krasnodar, for which it was awarded the honorary name “Krasnodar”. From October 1943, the 9th Krasnodar Plastun Division fought from Krasnodar to Prague.

The 131st motorized rifle brigade honorably fulfilled its military duty to protect the territorial integrity of Russia in the North Caucasus. The brigade was the first in the federal forces to enter Grozny captured by the militants, fought hard battles, but completed the assigned combat mission.

February-October 1996 – the second stage of the combat mission in the Chechen region. More than one and a half thousand soldiers were awarded government awards, and five officers of the unit earned the highest award – the title of “Hero of Russia”.

Since 1999, units and subdivisions of the brigade participated in the composition of the collective peacekeeping forces in the zone of the Georgian-Abkhaz conflict in the peacekeeping mission in the Republic of Abkhazia.

In August 2008, units and subunits in full force, according to the order of the Government of the Russian Federation, were redeployed to the city of Gudauta of the Republic of Abkhazia and then reorganized into the 7th military base, where they provide assistance to the brotherly Abkhaz people to protect state integrity and independence.

At this time, modern barracks, a spacious canteen, a kindergarten, dormitories and a residential town have been built on the territory of the compound. The construction of additional residential buildings for military personnel and a school continues at full speed.

The military base is equipped with the latest types of weapons and military equipment, including: armored personnel carriers BTR-82AM, T-72B3 tanks and Tiger armored vehicles. The servicemen are provided with uniforms of the latest military developments and modifications.

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