Rally dedicated to Defender of Fatherland Day takes place in Republic’s capital

On February 21, a solemn rally dedicated to Defender of the Fatherland Day took place in the capital of the Republic. The event was attended by the Chairman of the DPR’s People’s Council Vladimir Bidyovka and deputies, Head of the Donetsk’s Voroshilovsky District Administration Vladislav Latyntsev, Hero of the DPR Akhra Avidzba, veterans and residents of the Republic.

Vladimir Bidyovka congratulated those present on the upcoming holiday, noting the contribution to the protection of the state made by servicemen and everyone, who kept guard over the rights and interests of the Donetsk People’s Republic in peacetime.

ʺPlease accept my kindest and most sincere congratulations on Defender of the Fatherland Day. You and I must remember that we are descendants of the glorious multinational people, who defeated fascism and saved the entire civilized world from it. Our duty is not to let anyone rewrite history today and not to let people forget about the glorious feats of our ancestors and the sacrifices they made. Thanks to them, we had the opportunity to know what peace is, thanks to them, peoples lived and developed.

Today, we must not forget that we should be grateful to our soldiers of the People’s Militia of the Donetsk People’s Republic, who continue the glorious work of their grandfathers and great grandfathers and fight against fascism, for the opportunity to stand freely and salute to our veterans,ʺ the parliamentarian speaker said.

At the end of the official part of the event, participants of the rally laid floral tributes on the monuments to K.A. Gurov and F.A. Grinkevich.

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