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It was attended by the Chief of Staff of the Red Banner White Sea Naval Base of the Red Banner Order of Ushakov of the Northern Fleet Captain 1st Rank Roman Gosudarev, Head of Severodvinsk Igor Skubenko, Chairman of the City Council of War and Labor Veterans Alexander Grishin, Deputy General Director of PO Sevmash JSC for Personnel Management Vladimir Syrodubov, Chairman of the Council of Veterans of “Stars” Vladimir Barmin and Chairman of the Severodvinsk branch of the Russian Engineering Union Alexander Spiridonov.

– The 80th anniversary of the arrival of the first allied convoy “Dervish” is an important date for the residents of the Arkhangelsk region. Exactly 40 years ago, many states united in the fight against Nazi Germany, and the inhabitants of Molotovsk also accepted strategically important cargo delivered by the allied countries. We must remember the feat of the sailors who delivered these important cargoes, those who, not sparing their lives, did everything to defeat fascism, – noted in his speech the chief of staff of the White Sea naval base, Captain 1st Rank Roman Gosudarev.

After a solemn meeting, the secretary of the Arkhangelsk diocese, Archpriest Valery Suvorov, performed a litia in memory of the fallen participants in the Northern convoys of 1941-1945.

The ceremony participants also laid garlands and flowers at the foot of the Sorrowful Mother memorial sign.

The ceremonial calculations of the soldiers of the Severodvinsk garrison passed in a solemn march.

The work of interactive platforms was organized at the Yagry Island military memorial: an exhibition of retro technology with the participation of reenactors in the form of 1941-1945 of various types of troops and countries: the USSR, USA, Great Britain, Yeanada and a thematic exhibition of weapons, household items and posters dedicated to the history of allied convoys …

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