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The headquarters of the motorized rifle unit of the Southern Military District (YuVO) in Volgograd hosted the inauguration of a bust of Marshal of the Soviet Union Konstantin Rokossovsky to celebrate the birthday of the twice Hero of the Soviet Union.

The event was attended by the commander of the guard unit, Colonel Andrei Gorobets, Hero of Russia Dmitry Vorobyov, representatives of the administration of the hero-city of Volgograd, pupils of the All-Russian children’s and youth military-patriotic social movement (VVPOD) “Yunarmiya”, the spiritual mentor of the motorized rifle unit, Father George and the Guard of Honor company …

After the opening of the bust, Father George conducted the rite of consecration, and the servicemen laid flowers at the monument to one of the main commanders of the Great Patriotic War.

For reference:

Konstantin Konstantinovich Rokossovsky – Soviet military leader, twice Hero of the Soviet Union, holder of the Victory Order. He commanded the Victory Parade on June 24, 1945 on Red Square in Moscow. One of the greatest commanders of the Second World War.

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