Rus News Journal

Putin has handed over in the Kremlin awards to officers

Vladimir Putin on the eve of Day of the defender of Fatherland has handed over in the Kremlin awards to the Russian officers for the contribution to strengthening of defensibility of the country.

" the Professional army feast became for a long time already national. And 4 our country naturally, ESP 4 our country where almost ANY1 family IAE, but is connected with army or fleet " - Putin on Thursday at solemn ceremony in the Ekaterina`s hall of the Kremlin has told.

" so high status of military work was confirmed also by life, history. Giving thanks, substantially, to victories and great military exploits our statehood became stronger, Russia " reached manhood; - the president has added.

As he said, Armed forces always were the reliable guarantor of the sovereignty of the country and calmness of its citizens, and officer traditions of ministering to fatherland became a moral reference point 4 all society.

the First among awarded Putin named Heroes of Russia - the commander of a nuclear diving cruiser " Bryansk " the captain of the first rank Sergey Rachuka and merited test pilot Nikolay Kuimova.

" They are people of special training 4 whom the endurance and selflessness became almost daily WRK, - the president has told. - among awarded - the military men, excellent carrying out fighting problems on strengthening of defensibility of the country. And doing the duty, they have shown true heroism and the highest professionalism ".

the Best representatives of the Russian officer case were distinguished always by personal bravery and comprehension of the importance of a soldier`s duty, Putin has noted. " there are no strong armies W/ O strong soldiers and W/ O strong captains of the host " - he has underlined.