Organising committee “ the Victory “ has approved assignment to Vladivostok ranks “ the City of military glory “
According to the organising committee decision “ the Victory “ accepted on Tuesday and reflected in the report, the seaside capital is worthy ranks “ the City of military glory “. Except Vladivostok, members of organising committee have discussed “ nominees “ Tikhvin and Tver. Soon corresponding documents will be directed for the signature to the president of the Russian Federation.
With the initiative to appropriate to a city a rank “ the City of military glory “ in 2008 there were seaside veterans. In 2009 some public organisations and command of Krasnoznamennogo of Pacific fleet have joined them (TOF) led by vitse - admiral Konstantin Sidenko.
the Offer has been supported by deputies of Vladivostok, regional Legislative Assembly, mayor Igor Pushkarev.
In August in Vladivostok the organising committee " worked; Victory “. The commission has visited at a memorial complex to heroes Russian - Japanese war 1904 - 1905, a tomb of seamen of a cruiser “ the Varangian “ killed in battle with a Japanese squadron in 1904, at a monument to seamen - tihookeantsam submarines With - 178, the victim on October, 21st, 1981 in the Japanese sea. Has visited a communal grave of seamen of Pacific fleet, victims in fights with Japanese, and a Guards rocket cruiser “ the Varangian “. Besides, representatives of organising committee have met veterans, regional specialists, representatives of public organisations and patriotic clubs.
Vladivostok hoped that the organising committee will pass the decision earlier - by September, 2nd, day of the termination of the Second World War. However, it has not occurred.