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Today to the fighting pilot and the honourable citizen of Tula Ivan Leonov 85 years

85 years to Ivan Leonov. Ivan Antonovich, it is not simple jubiljar, at it the whole list of ranks and posts. It the Hero of the Russian Federation, the fighter pilot, the honourable citizen of Tula, chlenplenuma the All-Russia public organisation of veterans of war, work, Armed forces and law enforcement bodies, Advice of Heroes of Soviet Union irossii, the chairman of the Tula committee of the International union of cities - geroevsng, a member of the Union of writers of Russia and still it is brought in the Book 100 best people of Russia .

Has wished it health and well-being and has handed over it a gift
the Photo: Evgenie LATYSHEV
has congratulated Ivan Antonovicha governor Tulskojoblasti Vyacheslav the Pipe.

- I wish you a sound health, vivacity and well-being, - having shaken hands with Leonov he has told and has handed over to the veteran a medal Trudovajadoblest the Sign on order of Kindness and a costly present.

- your course of life filled with self-denying work, heroism in glory of our Fatherland, was, is and will be an example for podrazhanijamnogim to generations of inhabitants of Tula. Low to you prostration for everything that you do for zhitelejtulskoj the earths and by right use a deserved authority and respect nashihzemljakov, - the governor has told.

In days of the Great Patriotic War fighter pilot Ivan Leonovsovershil of 110 fighting departures, participated in battles of Moscow, on the Kursk arch, in fights for clearing of Minsk, Orsha, Bobruisk and other cities of SovetskogoSojuza. Having received a severe wound and having lost a hand, has achieved after treatment razreshenijaletat, continued to participate in operations. In I.A.Leonovposvjatil`s peace time of to long-term and successful pedagogical work.