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Putin has visited the museum "Command Post of the Central Front" in Kursk region - RIA Novosti, 8/23/2018


FREEDOM (Kursk region), 23 Aug — RIA Novosti. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin within a working trip to Kursk region on the occasion of the 75 anniversary of the end of the Kursk fight has visited the historical and memorial museum "Command Post of the Central Front". © Photo: The Russian President Administration Putin has laid flowers at a monument to the died seamen from the submarine "Kursk" during the excursion the head of state accompanied by the director of the museum has examined an exposition of military equipment and also has visited reconstruction of a blindage of the marshal Konstantin Rokossovsky from where command of the Soviet troops which were involved in the Kursk fight was carried out. The historical and memorial museum "Command Post of the Central Front" is built in honor of the 30 anniversary of fight on the Kursk arch on the place where in 1943 the headquarters of the front and the command post of the marshal Konstantin Rokossovsky were located. The decision on creation of the military and historical museum has been made by council of veterans of the town of Svoboda in 1963 right after visit of the historical place by the marshal. Construction of a complex was conducted by national efforts, participated in construction including veterans of the Great Patriotic War, pupils of high school and residents of the settlement. On August 5, 1973 the opening ceremony of a memorial complex was held, and on May 9, 1975 in his territory the military and historical museum.© of the Photo has been open: the press service of Administration of Kursk region the Celebration of anniversary of a victory in the Kursk fight more than 50 thousand have visited a chelovekmemorialny complex represents the park more than 7 hectares in which are located: a stele with names of the military units and connections which are a part of the Central front, the winner Soldier's sculpture, a bust of the marshal Rokossovsky, reconstruction of a blindage of the command post, samples of military equipment, in particular the T-34 tank, the 122-mm gun (case), antiaircraft emplacement. Rokossovsky's blindage is restored according to drawings of the chief of engineering troops of the Central front marshal A. I. Proshlyakova. The construction of 2,4 m in depth and of 90 sq.m consists of a staircase, the room of the orderly officer, an office of the commander, the restroom and the room with a manhole of an emergency exit. The exposition of the military and historical museum is devoted to fighting on northern face of the Kursk arch. His funds contain more than eight thousand units of storage among which personal belongings of the chief of staff of the Central front M.S. Malinin ordering the 16th air army of S.I. Rudenko, the member of the Council of War K.F. Telegin, etc. In 2015 the full reekspozition of the museum has been carried out. Annually the museum visits more than 20 thousand people from Russia, the CIS countries and foreign countries. The prime minister Dmitry Medvedev, the Governor of Saint Petersburg Georgy Poltavchenko, the Minister of Defence Sergey Shoygu, the patriarch Kirill were guests of honor of the museum in various years. Putin has visited the museum "Command Post of the Central Front" on the Kursk arch. Now I have gone to a meeting with veterans of pic.twitter.com/ZPKSW5G13N ​

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