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The opening ceremony of the monument to Marshal of the Soviet Union Georgy Konstantinovich Zhukov took place on the territory of the Prince Alexander Nevsky Military University of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation.

The opening of the monument is timed to coincide with the 125th anniversary of the birth of the great Russian commander and the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Moscow. The event took place within the framework of the propaganda campaigns “Glory will not cease these days!”

The opening of the monument was attended by the command of the Military University under the leadership of the head of Lieutenant General Igor Mishutkin, the governor of the Stavropegic male Danilov monastery, Bishop Alexy of Solnechnogorsk, the faculty, adjuncts, students and cadets of the university. The abbot of the Stavropegic Danilov Monastery for Men, Bishop Alexy Solnechnogorsk, conducted the rite of consecration of the monument to Marshal of the Soviet Union Georgy Zhukov.

As part of the ceremony, fragments of a military-historical reconstruction dedicated to the 80th anniversary of the beginning of the Soviet counteroffensive in the Battle of Moscow were demonstrated.

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