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The "Immortal Regiment" action took place in the capital of Turkmenistan

The "Immortal Regiment" action took place in the capital of Turkmenistan

Today, May 8, 2021, in the capital of Turkmenistan, the "Immortal Regiment" action was held at the A.S. Pushkin Turkmen-Russian school. The solemn military marches were played in the school yard, students proudly and sadly held portraits of their relatives, who had participated in the Great Patriotic War. The established tradition allows us to preserve for posterity the names of great-grandfathers whose heroism gave future generations the joy of life, peace and creation.

The first secretary of the Russian diplomatic mission V.Nestoyanov made a welcoming speech and congratulations. The diplomat noted that Victory Day is a sacred holiday that unites people all over the world, these days we remember all the frontline soldiers and home front workers, who did not spare themselves for the victory.

To the sounds of "Rise Up Land," the students, school administrators, and Russian diplomatic staff solemnly marched around the school.

The history of the "Immortal Regiment" at the A.S. Pushkin School dates back to 2015, and schoolchildren have a very respectful attitude toward this tradition.

The history teacher L. Pokhalkova said that on the eve of Victory Day in the school there is a "Week of Courage", thematic wall newspapers are issued, class hours and meetings with veterans of the Great Patriotic War. The series of events ends with the procession of the "Immortal Regiment" and a solemn concert. The teacher also shared her memories of her grandfather Mark Efimovich Lipovetsky, who was wounded during the defense of the Caucasus.

Today, veterans attended open classes at the school, students in their honor have also prepared a festive literary and musical program.


Photo: Y. Shkurin,

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