Today Mogilev was awarded with the state pennant "For Bravery and Firmness during the Years of the Great Patriotic War" and honorable diploma. The ceremony of awarding took place at Sovetskaya Squareby the memorial "Perpetual Fire".
According to Petr Rudnik, the head of Mogilev Region Executive Committee, Belarus is proud of Mogilev's fame during the Great Patriotic War. For 23 days under bombing and battering Soviet soldiers selflessly fought with Fascists tanks, armored cars and the infantry. The defense of Mogilev made millions of people's hearts believe in victory. And Buynichi Field became the symbol of bravery and firmness as well as Moscow Fields, Pulkovskie Vysoty, Malahov and Mamaev Burial Mounds, the battle field near Prohorovka. They made the history of the Great Patriotic War.
The head of Mogilev region congratulated the participants of the ceremony with the award. The state pennant "For Bravery and Firmness during the Years of the Great Patriotic War" and diploma were handed over to Victor Shorikov, the head of Mogilev City Administration.