MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
In the center of Lezhnevo, Ivanovo region, on the territory of a landscaped public garden, a monument was solemnly opened in memory of the paratroopers who died in the line of duty.
Representatives of the command of the Ivanovo Guards airborne unit, the leadership of the Lezhnevsky district, veterans and public organizations, pupils of the military-patriotic clubs of the region, guests and residents of the city took part in the opening ceremony of the monument.
The ceremonial meeting was opened by the General Inspector of the Russian Defense Ministry, General of the Army Anatoly Grebenyuk.
Colonel Alexei Parkin, deputy commander of the Ivanovo Guards airborne unit for armament, spoke on behalf of all active paratroopers.
The orchestra of the Ivanovo Guards Airborne Regiment performed the musical composition “Silence Against the Battlefield”, to the accompaniment of which flowers were laid to the monument.
The solemn event ended with a solemn march of the company of the guard of honor of the Ivanovo paratrooper regiment.
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