Aisen Nikolaev congratulate Yakutia residents on Day of Fatherland Defenders
Yakutia 24 TV channel: Head of the Republic Aisen Nikolaev congratulated residents on Defender of the Fatherland Day.
“Today we express our deep gratitude and adore the feat of the veterans of the Great Patriotic War – the true Defenders of the Fatherland, Heroes who stood to their death and defended their homeland in bloody, heavy battles, saved the world from fascism,” said Aisen Nikolaev.
The head of Yakutia noted that each child must be raised as a patriot of his republic and Russia. “For this we need real examples, and we have them. This is the Red Army soldier Fedor Popov, who killed up to 50 enemy soldiers and officers and had been holding the bridgehead until the main forces of the Soviet troops crossed the Dnieper. These are our legendary snipers Fedor Okhlopkov and Ivan Kulbertinov, who terrified the ranks of the enemies,” he says.
Aisen Nikolaev congratulated men on the holiday and wished them good health, patriotism, fortitude and success in all matters and undertakings.