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MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –

On October 8, at the Cathedral Square of the Main Church of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, a solemn ceremony of handing over 12 battle flags of military units and formations that took part in the Great Patriotic War will take place.

The delegation of the Western Military District (ZVO) to receive the banners will be headed by the commander of the military district, Hero of Russia, Colonel-General Alexander Zhuravlev.

After the ceremony, the banners will be delivered to St. Petersburg on board the military transport aviation of the Western Military District and solemnly transferred to the Museum of the History of the Western Military District’s troops in the building of the “House of Officers of the Western Military District”.

“It is a great honor and responsibility for us to receive the banners under which our fathers and grandfathers heroically defended the Motherland from the Nazi invaders,” said Colonel General Alexander Zhuravlev.

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