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The celebration of anniversary of a victory in the Kursk fight was attended by more than 50 thousand people - RIA Novosti, 8/23/2018


MOSCOW, 23 Aug — RIA Novosti. More than 50 thousand guests and residents of Kursk have attended festive actions in honor of the 75th anniversary of the victory of the Soviet troops on the Kursk arch, the chief of the press service of the Western Military District colonel Igor Muginov.© of RIA Novosti/N has reported. Baud to Pass into an image bank with the Breast to tanks. Feats of participants of the Kursk fight "More than 50 thousand guests and residents of Kursk are declassified have attended celebrations on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the victory of the Soviet troops on the Kursk arch" — he has told. Muginov has noted that in honor of this memorial in the center of Kursk there has taken place the military parade in which over 1,5 thousand servicemen of the military units of the Western Military District deployed in Moscow, the Voronezh, Belgorod, Bryansk, Smolensk, Nizhny Novgorod and Leningrad regions and also other power ministries and departments, representatives of the yunarmeysky movement and cadets have participated. The colonel has added that as a part of the mechanized column there have passed 75 units of historical and modern military equipment including come to troops of the district in 2018. The mechanized column was headed by the restored T-34 tank. "The commander of the rocket Western Military District connection colonel Dmitry Martynov ordered a parade, the commander of Guards general army of the Western Military District major general Andrey Ivanayev reviewed the troops" — Muginov has noted. According to the press service, in an air part of a parade over Kursk planes and the helicopters Mi-8, Mi-24, Ka-52, SU-30SM, SU-34, MiG-31BM, MiG-29SMT, An-26 have flown by. Fight on the Kursk arch — one of key battles of the Great Patriotic War and the largest tank battle in world history. It lasted from July 5 to August 23, 1943, participated, according to different data, from 2 to 4 million people, about 6 thousand tanks and 4 thousand planes. After completion of fight the strategic initiative in war has finally come over to the side of the Red Army.

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