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The ceremony of awarding children and adolescents who showed courage in extreme situations and saved human lives was held today in the Federation Council in the format of a teleconference.

The head of the military department Sergei Shoigu addressed the winners of the All-Russian civil-patriotic project “Children-Heroes” with a welcoming speech. “The actions of each of you in an emergency is an example of heroic, highly moral behavior, fraught with tremendous risk to your own life. I hope that your good deeds and sincere gratitude for them will become the starting point on the path of selfless service to the Fatherland ”, – these words of Sergei Shoigu were read by State Secretary, Deputy Defense Minister Nikolai Pankov.

The head of the military department expressed confidence that for the youth and the whole society, heroic deeds “will serve as a reliable value guide, a powerful incentive for self-improvement.”

Sergei Shoigu noted that this year there are also Yunarmeytsy among the heroes. In critical circumstances, they successfully applied the acquired knowledge and skills, rushing to help people in trouble.

The ceremony of awarding children-heroes is held on the eve of National Unity Day for the eighth time. The event was organized by the Federation Council with the support of the RF Ministry of Defense. The event is attended by Chairman of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko, heroes of Russia, senators Yuri Vorobyov, Viktor Bondarev, Dmitry Perminov and Alexander Karelin, as well as State Secretary, Deputy Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation Nikolai Pankov.

The heroes of the occasion were awarded a special medal of the Federation Council “For Courage Shown”.

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