On February 15, 2009 in Ukraine including in Nikolaev, will note 20 - the anniversary from the date of removal of the Soviet armies from Afghanistan. On this occasion on February 13-15 in the city will pass a number of festive events.
So, on February 13 at 12.00 in Sacredly - St. Nicholas cathedral Church memorial service on soldiers - internationalists who were lost as a result of operations in Afghanistan will take place.
Next day, on February 14, in ODK will pass the solemn collecting devoted 20 - to the anniversary to a withdrawal of Soviet troops from Afghanistan. As reports a press - service of the Nikolaev Executive Committee of the City Soviet of People's Deputies, the mayor Vladimir Chaika during this action will hand over to soldiers - Afghans of the warrant on new apartments.
In day of withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan, on February 15, at 12.00 will pass memorable procession. Procession will begin from Regional palace of culture and will take place to a memorable sign to soldiers - internationalists in Victory park.