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Representatives of the command of the combined arms formation of the Southern Military District (YuVO), stationed in the city of Novocherkassk of the Rostov region, the air force and air defense formations and the 150th motorized rifle division, together with representatives of the administration of Persianovsky and the leadership of the Don Emperor Alexander III of the Cossack Cadet Corps, honored the memory of the veteran of the Great Patriotic War war – a participant in the storming of Berlin and a writer, Nikolai Ivanovich Karaev, by installing a memorial plaque on the house where the veteran lived and laid flowers on his grave.

The event was timed to coincide with the veteran’s birthday.

Nikolai Ivanovich Karaev was born on December 16, 1920 in the city of Yadrin of the Chuvash Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic. After leaving school, he entered the pedagogical technical school, which he graduated in 1939, in the same year he was drafted into the army.

He spent the entire Great Patriotic War as part of the active army in various command and staff positions. Participant in the storming of Berlin.

After the war from 1945 to 1948. worked as an officer-educator at the Novocherkassk Suvorov Military School. From 1948 to 1960, he served in the military prosecutor’s office. From where he was honorably discharged to the reserve with the rank of lieutenant colonel with the right to wear military uniforms in 1961.

After leaving the reserve, he moved to the Rostov region, where he became a correspondent for the newspaper “Soviet Russia”. He was engaged in writing – he is the author of articles and books about the Great Patriotic War, the North Caucasian Military District and the Rostov Region.

He died on September 30, 2017. He was buried in Persianovsky, Rostov Region.

He was awarded the Order of the Patriotic War and a large number of medals.

In the museum of the former Novocherkassk Higher Military Command School of Communications named after Marshal of the Soviet Union V.D. Sokolovsky and in the building of the military prosecutor’s office in Novocherkassk there are stands dedicated to the life and activities of N.I. Karaeva.

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