MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
First Deputy Minister of Defense Ruslan Tsalikov congratulated the military personnel of the radiation, chemical and biological protection of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation on the 103rd anniversary of the foundation.
During the solemn event, a number of military personnel, civilian personnel, veterans of the NBC defense troops were awarded for their merits in strengthening the country’s defense capability and high personal performance in service.
“On behalf of the Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation, I congratulate the large combat-ready, absolutely qualified, absolutely brave in all respects collective of radiation, chemical and biological defense troops on the anniversary of their foundation. The deed that you are doing today and throughout this hundred-year history is receiving the recognition of the state, but the contribution that you make to the cause of world peace is still to be appreciated, ”said Ruslan Tsalikov.
The first deputy head of the military department presented honorary awards to the staff of the 48th Central Research Institute of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation for their participation in the development of the world’s first vaccine against the new coronavirus infection.
For the laureates and guests of the ceremony, the female choir of the Academic Song and Dance Ensemble of the Russian Army named after A.V. Alexandrova, concert ensemble of the Central House of Arts named after M.V. Frunze, Sergei Voitenko, Konstantin Bubnov, duet “2 oceans”, soloist of the Academic Song and Dance Ensemble of the Russian Army named after A.V. Aleksandrova (Honored Artist of Russia) Justina, the Alexandrov-PARK Variety Group, Irina and Natalya Nuzhiny, Denis Khakimov and the orchestra of the Military Academy of Radiation, Chemical and Biological Defense named after Marshal of the Soviet Union S.K. Tymoshenko under the direction of the military conductor Lieutenant Colonel E. Klein.
Day of Radiation, Chemical and Biological Defense Troops in the Russian Armed Forces is celebrated on November 13. This date was established in accordance with the Decree of the President of the Russian Federation of May 31, 2006.
The official date of the formation of the radiation, chemical and biological defense troops is considered to be November 13, 1918, when the first bodies and subdivisions of chemical defense in the Red Army were formed by order of the Revolutionary Military Council of the republic No. 220.
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