Servicemen of the Russian military base in South Ossetia remembers those who perished in the reflection of the Georgian aggression

On the 4th military base of the Southern Military District (JUVO) in the Republic of South Ossetia on Friday held events on the 6th anniversary of the tragic events of August 8, 2008, relating to the Georgian aggression, “Interfax-AVN” in the management of the press-service and Ministry of Defense Information.
“On the parade ground of the compound was a memorial service, which was attended by representatives of the command JUVO, the 58th Army and members of the Russian military base. Invited to the event by representatives of state structures in South Ossetia, the participants of the operation to force Georgia to peace, representatives of public organizations”, - noted the Ministry of Defense.
Base commander Colonel Mikhail Polishchuk read out the names of the heroes of peacekeepers who died in August 2008 Their daughter observed a minute of silence. Completed rally memorial liturgy, which was conducted on the parade ground assistant commander of the base to work with the faithful soldiers priest Andrei Zizo.
Servicemen laid tsyety and wreaths at the monument to the Hero of Russia Major Denis Vetchinova, as well as to the walls of the ruined barracks military camp, where in August 2008 the Russian peacekeepers met Georgian aggressor.
Major Vetchinov with assault group of the 58th Army in the fighting was ambushed, but badly wounded officer was able to shoot a Georgian soldier, tselivshegosya in Russian journalists and colleagues. Among the rescued Major Vetchinova journalists - a war correspondent of “Komsomolskaya Pravda” Alexander Kotz, special correspondent Alexander RTR sweet, correspondent of “Moskovsky Komsomolets” Victor Sokyrko. Dennis himself died on the way to the hospital.
Ceremonies will be completed in the central square of Tskhinvali show for the residents and guests of the documentary video about the tragic days of August 2008.
Operation to force Georgia to peace came to be known as “five-day war.” The victims of the Georgian aggression were Russian soldiers and civilians of the city of Tskhinvali.
Russian military base in South Ossetia is a guarantor of peace and stability in the region. Servicemen compound undergoing combat training and perform housekeeping tasks, ensuring peace and stability on the southern borders of Russia and directly on the territory of South Ossetia, said management spokesman.

8 August 2014

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