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February 22, 2022, 07:04

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Press Service of the Department of Cultural Heritage of the City of Moscow

During the Great Patriotic War, he distinguished himself when crossing the Dnieper.

The opening ceremony of the memorial plaque to the Hero of the Soviet Union Colonel Fyodor Akulishnin took place. It was installed on the house in which the officer lived from 1953 to 1974, located at the address: Marshal Biryuzova Street, Building 8, Building 1. The bronze memorial plaque was made by the author’s team, which included sculptors Igor Burganov and Sergey Sudakov, architect Ekaterina Abramova .

“On the eve of Defender of the Fatherland Day, a memorial plaque to the Hero of the Soviet Union, Colonel Fyodor Vasilyevich Akulishnin, was opened in Moscow. The bronze memorial plaque depicts a bust of an officer and a historical moment from his life, for which he later received the title of Hero of the Soviet Union and was awarded the Order of Lenin and the Gold Star medal, namely, the crossing of the Dnieper near the village of Borodaevka in September 1943. Now his memory is immortalized in the capital,” said the head of the city

Department of Cultural Heritage Alexey Emelyanov.

The memorial plaque was erected at the initiative of the interregional public organization “Club of Heroes of the Soviet Union, Heroes of the Russian Federation and Full Cavaliers of the Order of Glory of the City of Moscow and the Moscow Region.”

The opening ceremony was attended by representatives of the capital’s departments, veterans and public associations, residents of the district.

Recently, a memorial plaque was installed in Moscow Hero of the Soviet Union fighter pilot Evgeny Pepelyaev on Green Avenue. Appeared at the Moscow House of Veterans Memorial plaque Lieutenant General of Aviation, combat veteran Vyacheslav Mikhailov. The same memorial plaques were opened on Leningradsky Prospekt Hero of the Soviet Union Guards Colonel Ivan Zlydenny, as well as on Novopeschanaya street twice Hero of the Soviet Union Nikolai Chelnokov.

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