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Embassy of Russian Federation in Bangladesh celebrated 77th anniversary of Victory

Embassy of Russian Federation in Bangladesh celebrated 77th anniversary of Victory

 

Dhaka May 9 2022 :

 

May 9 was the 77th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War.

On May 9, Russia celebrates one of its main holidays – Victory Day, which marks the victory of the Soviet Union over Nazi Germany in the Great Patriotic War (a part of World War II) in 1945, during which around 27 million Soviet citizens gave their lives.

Embassy of Russian Federation in Bangladesh had organised a celebration ceremony in this connection at the Russian Club in the city on Monday evening with the participation of the Russian House in Dhaka, hosted a solemn reception dedicated to the 77th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War.

The head of the diplomatic mission, HE A.V. Mantytskiy, in his speech, reminded the audience about the decisive role of the Soviet Union in freeing the whole world from the brown plague and about the high price that had to be paid for this. He urged not to forget the lessons of history and prevent the revival of Nazism.

Representatives of the Bengali establishment, the diplomatic corps, as well as compatriots and graduates of Soviet / Russian universities, who attended the program, expressed gratitude to Russia for the victory over fascism in that terrible war.

 

 

Different Diplomats, Media personalities, Embassy insiders along with the Honorable Ambassador H. E Alexander Mantytskiy, Government officials, Ministers, Policy makers, Researchers and Russian Citizens living in Bangladesh, among others, took part in the gorgeous celebration ceremony. 

In order to honor the memory of these people the Embassy joined the action “the Immortal Regiment”, held annually in Russia and around the world, to commemorate the relatives of the Embassy staff and their family members as well as the Russian compatriots in Bangladesh, said a release by the Embassy of Russian Federation in Bangladesh .

Military parade  held on Red Square in Moscow to commemorate the 77th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945.
▫️11,000 servicemen took part in the military parade. This year’s foot column is made up of 33 parade units. It consists of officers, sergeants and soldiers of formations and military units, students and cadets of military educational institutions, pupils of Suvorov and Nakhimov military schools, cadet corps and participants of the All-Russian Yunarmiya movement, as well as representatives of other security agencies of the Federal Security Service, the National Guard Service and the All-Russian Cossack Society.
The parade unit of female military personnel is represented by representatives of 6 military educational institutions of the Russian Ministry of Defence: the Military University, the Military Signal Academy, a branch of the Military CSS Academy, the Military Space Academy, the Military Academy of Aerospace Defence and, for the first time, the Academy of Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Protection.
▫️The mechanized column included 131 units of modern military equipment, as well as historical equipment represented by the legendary T-34-85 tank, which opened the passage of the mechanized column.
The range of tanks is represented by T-72B3M, T-90M Proryv and the T-14 tank. The mechanized column also includes high-security armoured vehicles of the Typhoon family with various combat modules. Combat vehicles for motorized rifle units are represented by modern BMP-3 (IFV) and BMP-2 (IFV) with Berezhok combat module and promising BMP (IFV) Kurganets-25. Iskander-M operational-tactical missile system, Tornado-S multiple launch rocket system, MSTA-S self-propelled howitzer represent weapons of the missile troops and artillery. Modern medium-and short-range anti-aircraft missile systems Buk-M3 and Tor-M2 present weapons of the army air defence of the Land Forces. S-400 anti-aircraft missile system represents the air defence systems of the Aerospace Forces.
The armament of the Airborne Troops is represented by BMD-4M and BTR-MDM Rakushka airborne assault vehicles. The 106th Guards Airborne Division parade unit on Rakushka armoured personnel carriers includes participants of the special military operation to liberate the Donetsk and Lugansk people’s republics.
The mechanized column also includes launchers of Yars missile system, BTR-82A armoured personnel carriers, including promising wheeled armoured personnel carrier on the Boomerang platform.
In the evening at 22.00, artillery fireworks took place in Moscow.
The people of Russia and other nations celebrate the 77th anniversary of Victory of the USSR in the Great Patriotic War.
The Soviet citizens, among whose 27 millions sacrificed their lives, played a crucial role in defeating Nazi Germany and, together with the Allies, liberated Europe from the fascist plague.
This victory saved the Soviet Union’s and other counties’ nations, persecuted by the barbaric Nazi ideology, from the extermination.
Unfortunately, today there is a trend to diminish the role of the USSR in World War II. Some politicians spread propagandist narratives, which claim that the decisive contribution to the victory was made by the Western Allies, thus fading into the background the feat of our heroes and distorting the historical truth.
It is regrettable to witness Nazi glorification today: the Nazi Germany-styled torchlight processions in some countries, installing the monuments in honor of the henchmen of this ideology. At the same time the memorials and graves of the Soviet warriors are destroyed and vandalized. Another alarming sign is the refusal of some members of international community to vote for the UN General Assembly resolution on the inadmissibility of glorifying Nazism in all its forms, which is being annually promoted by Russia.
In this regard the consistent support of the Government of Bangladesh to this document is quite valuable, as it expresses the country’s commitment to confront the inhumane and imperialistic ideologies.
The memory of people who fell on the battlefield, fighting the enemies of the Motherland and civilization, will be alive, as all our generations commend this great holiday.
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