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The commander of the troops of the Central Military District, Colonel-General Alexander Lapin, handed over the certificate for the previously unreceived award – the medal “For the Defense of Leningrad” of the missing junior lieutenant Yevgeny Ulyanov to his own son. The handover ceremony took place via videoconference.

“I would like to thank, Oleg Evgenievich, you, as a faithful son, did not leave your father’s feat in oblivion, you are trying to restore and perpetuate his memory,” said Colonel-General Alexander Lapin, addressing the veteran’s relatives.

The son of the front-line soldier thanked the commander of the district troops for the kind words spoken to the hero himself and his loved ones, and also thanked the regional military registration and enlistment office for the assistance provided. At the end of the meeting, the commander of the district troops wished good health and success to the family of the front-line soldier.

The head of the department for work with citizens’ appeals (public reception of the Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation) of the Central Military District, Irina Lebedeva, also clarified that military commissariats and the administration of the military district are conducting extensive search work to find the unreceived awards of participants in the Great Patriotic War. During 2021, more than 200 certificates for state awards and state awards were presented to living participants in the war. “In addition, the public reception of the Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation takes an active part in providing archival information on appeals that come to the public reception from family members of participants in the Great Patriotic War,” said the head of the department for work with citizens’ appeals (public reception of the Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation) CVO.

She also added that the commander of the troops of the Central Military District for 2021 was presented with more than 10 certificates to family members of military personnel. Also, an unreceived award was handed over to a living participant in the Great Patriotic War. Both in person and in the video-conference mode, the military commissariats, on the instructions of the commander of the military district, Colonel-General Alexander Lapin, handed over certificates to relatives and family members of participants in the Great Patriotic War.

For reference: junior lieutenant Yevgeny Kharlampievich Ulyanov deputy company commander of the 930th rifle regiment of the 256th rifle division. He was wounded in battle during the defense of Leningrad, and ended up in a hospital. Since 1943 he has been listed as missing.

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