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Its grand opening took place on the Glory Alley of Kurgan. The month of mass defense work is dedicated to the 95th anniversary of the country’s defense society.

The rally was attended by representatives of the government of the Kurgan region, the city administration, the military commissariats of the region and the city, DOSAAF, public and veteran organizations, students of educational institutions.

Welcoming speeches were made by a member of the government of the Kurgan region, director of the education department Andrey Kocherov, acting chairman of the regional branch of DOSAAF, reserve colonel, participant in the hostilities in the North Caucasus Eduard Lobachev, military commissar of the region, colonel Airat Zaripov, deputy chairman of the regional council of veterans Vladimir Gritsenko.

“Young people should know the heroes of their country, their native land and honor the memory of their exploits. The month of mass defense and sports work, which is held annually in the Kurgan region, is designed to recall the glorious victories of our fathers, grandfathers and great-grandfathers, to bow to veterans who fought heroically while performing their military and official duties in various hot spots of our country and beyond. I am sure that the patriotic events planned within the framework of the month will be successful and will be remembered by everyone with sports victories and new achievements,” said Andrey Kocherov, director of the Department of Education and Science.

The participants honored the memory of those who in different years gave their lives for the freedom and independence of our country by laying flowers at the Eternal Flame.

During this month, “lessons of courage” for cadets and youth and visits to museums will be held in the Trans-Urals, mass military-patriotic and sports events, relay races, various competitions in aviation, technical and applied sports, demonstration performances of the strongest athletes, solemn lines and rallies at the monuments to fallen soldiers.

The month of mass defense work will last until February 23. Its completion is timed to Defender of the Fatherland Day and will be marked by various festive events in all regions of the Trans-Urals.

A whole cycle of educational and educational events will be organized in schools, colleges, technical schools and universities, cultural institutions: patriotic exhibitions, “lessons of courage”, class hours, film lectures and competitions, meetings with participants in local wars and armed conflicts, conversations and quizzes about history Armed Forces. Older children will take part in the “Obelisk” campaign and the work of guards of honor at memorials and monuments, younger students will prove themselves in drawing competitions, patriotic songs.

Also within the framework of the month, sporting events will take place: skiing competitions, track races in cars, Yunarmiya tournaments in knife throwing and Tank Biathlon, karting competitions and many others.

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