This February across all Ukraine note 20 - the anniversary of a withdrawal of Soviet troops from Afghanistan, I didn't become an exception and Nikolaev - the decision of the mayor Vladimir Chaika this week provided holding festive events around the city. After all among those who took part in this war, and 800 nikolayevets.
Today, on February 11, in the Small Hall of the Executive Committee of the City Soviet of People's Deputies the meeting of the mayor of Nikolaev with soldiers - internationalists and their families, dated to 20-й to anniversary of withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan took place.
"The city of Nikolaev always honored, and will honor our soldiers, - Vladimir Chaika declared. - Our soldiers didn't shame official authority".
The mayor noted that the city power always cared of those who needs the help. "There where probably we will always lend our shoulder of the budget and our social programs", - the mayor declared.
The present observed a minute of silence for memory of victims in the Afghan war.
After that the chairman of the constant commission of the City Council concerning work and a social security Sergey Palivoda and the Nikolaev mayor Vladimir Chaika handed over to soldiers - internationalists both their mothers certificates of honor and medals.