On May 9, on the territory of the 201st Russian military base in Tajikistan, a solemn event dedicated to the celebration of the 78th anniversary of the Victory in Patriotic War, as well as the procession of the Immortal Regiment, which was attended by the Ambassador of Russia in Tajikistan S. V. Grigoryev.
The events began with a solemn rally at the Alley of Heroes, where the attendees honoured with a moment of silence those who died during the Great Patriotic War and laid wreaths and flowers to the Eternal Fire. “The Great Victory is our commonwealth.
The Russian ambassador of Tajikistan noted that each of the allied republics of the former USSR made a significant contribution to the joint Victory – Victory in the front, Victory in the back and Russia will never forget the deeds of fathers and grandfathers who shoulder to shoulder, defended the Motherland’s independence and the people’s right to life.
“I want to outline that the battle path of the 201st RVB is a shining example of patriotism and unselfish service to the homeland. Today, we admire the fearlessness and courage of the Gatchin warriors, who on the territory of Donbas defend the freedom and independence of our country, give the liberated territories the joy of peaceful life,” said the Ambassador of Russia.
He added that after 78 years, history requires us to be vigilant and determined, stressing that the army and military-technical cooperation between Russia and Tajikistan, an essential element of which is the 201st RB, is gaining importance for regional security.
Under construction, the commander of the Russian base Colonel A. S. Marushkin congratulated the team on Victory Day and read the congratulatory speech of the Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Federation’s armed forces, President V. V. Putin.
A significant group and parade calculations of motor-gun, aircraft, intelligence units, “as well as trainees of the all-Russian children and youth social movement “Unarmia”. Officers, sergeants, and soldiers walked a solemn march accompanied by a military orchestra.
After the completion of the ceremonial procession, the military personnel, Embassy staff, members of their families, young soldiers, and representatives of veteran and public organizations took part in the “Immortal Regiment” procession.
It carried portraits of their frontline ancestors who participated in the Great Patriotic War. The events ended with a festive concert in which creative teams performed military-patriotic songs.