Today, on March 6, in the city New Bug solemn meeting on the occasion of opening of regional relay "Took place and memory is sacred", devoted 65-й to anniversary of release of the Novobugsky area from fascist aggressors.
Not incidentally opening of regional relay "And memory is sacred" takes place in the Novobugsky area. After all this region of the Nikolaev area was freed by the first. On fronts of the Great Patriotic War more than 2 thousand новобужан were at war, 227 from them were killed in battles for the Homeland, 763 - awarded by awards and medals, 5-ти the rank of the Hero of the Soviet Union was appropriated to natives of the Novobugsky area, reports a press - service Nikolaev YEAH.
The vice-chairman of the Nikolaev regional state administration Dmitry Oboronko opened solemn meeting. At the beginning of the performance it reminded gathered that on the Ukrainian earth fascists deprived life of 5 million civilians and prisoners of war. About 2,5 million Ukrainians were lost on fronts.
The deputy governor reminded gathered of how on a request of veterans of the Great Patriotic War, with assistance of the regional state administration, in 2003 the symbolical flag of the Victory in honor of 60 - the anniversaries of release of the Nikolaev area from fascist aggressors was made.
This flag for five last years became for each inhabitant of area a symbol of courage, fighting and labor victories in the years of war. This flag found the place of honor in Nikolaevsk the museum of history of shipbuilding and fleet. On the occasion of 65-й anniversaries of liberation of Nikolaev from fascist aggressors the flag will accompany relay of memory which will pass through all areas and the cities of the Nikolaev area.
Dmitry Oboronko handed over a flag as a symbol of regional relay "And memory - is sacred" the head of the Novobugsky district state administration Inna Egorenkova, the chairman of Novobugsky regional council Valentina Terziyeva and the chairman of the regional organization of veterans of Ukraine Alexander Melnichenk.
After that solemn rewarding of representatives of veteran movement of the Novobugsky area with certificates of honor of the regional state administration, regional council, the Novobugsky district state administration and regional council took place.