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According to Anton Kuznetsov, Deputy Chief of the General Staff of UNARMIA, the project aimed at preserving the memory of the feat of the Soviet people in the struggle against the Nazi invaders is actively supported throughout the country.
“It’s great that another city has joined the All-Russian Youth Army Action“ Graffiti of Victory ”. When we just started to implement the project, we could not imagine that our works would become so popular. The demand is such that on the UNARMIA website we have created a whole section where you can download an application and offer your city as a site for the UNARMIA graffiti. And this section is constantly replenished with the initiatives of the guys, ”said Kuznetsov.
According to tradition, next to the hero-fellow countryman, the Yunarmeys drew their colleague, an excellent student – Fyodor Domnishor from the Yunarmeysky detachment “Patriots Lobnya”. The young man admits that he will do everything not to let down his comrades and to justify the trust placed in him.
“Being an example to your peers is our number one goal. It is a great honor for me to be on a par with the honorary citizen of our city, Alexander Andreevich. After all, our veterans are for us the most important example of valor and courage. Looking at them, we understand what to strive for and who to become, ”stressed the youth.
Alexander Zhirokhov is a veteran of the Armed Forces of the USSR, an honorary citizen of the city of Lobnya. The beginning of the Great Patriotic War was met by the cabin boy of the Northern Fleet. He devoted more than 40 years to the Navy, going from a sailor to a captain of the 1st rank. He served on ships of the Caspian Flotilla, Baltic, Northern and Pacific fleets. Has numerous awards, among them the Order of the Red Star, the Order for Service to the Motherland in the Armed Forces of the USSR, III degree and the Badge of Honor. In Lobnya, for 15 years, he headed the city council of war and labor veterans.
It should be noted that the Yunarmey action, held within the framework of the Ministry of Defense project “Road of Memory”, started in 2020 in honor of the 75th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War. Symbolizing the unbreakable bond of generations, she has already “walked” across the country from Krasnodar to Vladivostok.
Recall that the All-Russian youth military-patriotic movement “UNARMIA” was created in 2016 at the initiative of the Ministry of Defense and with the support of the President of Russia. Now in its ranks there are more than 850 thousand participants – the most daring, the most courageous, the most initiative guys. The main task of the movement is patriotic education, as well as the physical, intellectual and social development of young people.
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