Mogilev region presented 10 thousand medals “65 years of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War 1941 — 1945”. The medals were presented to the veterans of the war, former war prisoners and other groups of Mogilev region population to celebrate the 65th anniversary of the Victory. The information is provided by Victor Shurpatov, the deputy head of Mogilev regional military registration and enlistment office.
The awarding ceremonies took place at schools, culture palaces, local administration offices with participation of local military registration and enlistment offices and local administration. Those who were not able to attend the ceremonies were awarded at their homes.
About 40 veterans and former war prisoners which were undergoing a course of medical treatment at the Regional Veterans’ Hospital were awarded by Nikolai Krivchenya, the military commissar of Mogilev region.