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Today, on the basis of the engineer brigade of the Western Military District (ZVO) in the Moscow region, the grand opening of the monument to Peter the Great, the founder of the Russian engineering troops, took place. The event is timed to coincide with the 350th anniversary of the birth of the great Russian emperor, which will be celebrated next year.

The opening ceremony of the memorial was attended by representatives of the command of the engineering troops of the Western Military District and formations, youth soldiers and veterans.

After the end of the solemn part of the event, the honored guests examined an exhibition of modern samples of military and special equipment in service with the engineering troops of Russia.

A military orchestra and a vocal and instrumental ensemble performed with concert numbers. The servicemen of the reconnaissance unit demonstrated hand-to-hand combat techniques and episodes of modern tactical combat.

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