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October 24, 2021 09:03 am

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The installation of the monument was initiated by the Russian Military Historical Society.

A monument to the Hero of the Soviet Union Nadezhda Troyan, a Soviet intelligence officer and nurse of the Tempest partisan detachment, was unveiled in Moscow. Its installation was initiated by the Russian Military Historical Society.

“The installation of a bronze bust of the legendary partisan and Hero of the Soviet Union Nadezhda Viktorovna Troyan was timed to coincide with the 100th anniversary of her birth. The bust was created by a team of authors led by the sculptor, People’s Artist of the Russian Federation Salavat Shcherbakov. Now the memory of Nadezhda Viktorovna has been preserved in the capital, and the children will go to study past the monument reminding them of who their school is named after, “said the head of the capital.

Department of Cultural Heritage Alexey Emelyanov.

The monument is located on the territory of the school number 1288 named after the Hero of the Soviet Union N.V. Troyan at the address: Horoshevskoe highway, building 21.

The opening ceremony was attended by representatives of the authorities, the Russian Military Historical Society, colleagues of Nadezhda Viktorovna and journalists.

Nadezhda Troyan was born on October 24, 1921 in the town of Drissa (since 1962 – Verkhnedvinsk) of the Vitebsk region in Belarus. After graduating from high school, she entered the First Moscow Medical Institute. In 1940, she transferred to study at the Medical Institute of Minsk, where she was caught by the beginning of the Great Patriotic War. Once in the occupation, Nadezhda Troyan in June 1942 entered the partisan detachment of the USSR state security organs.

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