Delegation of the CSTO Joint Staff servicemen took part in the events dedicated to the 80th anniversary of the defeat of the Nazi forces in the Battle of Stalingrad03.02.2023
The victory in the Battle of Stalingrad was a watershed moment in the Great Patriotic War, one of the highest examples of heroism and unity of the people, which is why the delegation included generals and officers from all member states – the Republics of Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and the Russian Federation.
On February 1, soldiers of the CSTO Joint Staff honored the heroes of the Great Patriotic War on the Square of Fallen Fighters in Volgograd and took part in the ceremony of laying flowers at the Eternal Flame on the common grave of the defenders of the Red Tsaritsyn and the soldiers of the 62nd and 64th armies who died defending Stalingrad.
On February 2, the Day of Military Glory of Russia, a delegation of the CSTO Joint Staff visited the memorial "To the Heroes of the Battle of Stalingrad" on Mamayev Kurgan and laid flowers at the Eternal Flame in the Hall of Military Glory.
Soldiers of the CSTO Joint Staff attended the Parade of military units of the Volgograd territorial garrison, a solemn meeting and a festive concert dedicated to the 80th anniversary of the victory in the Battle of Stalingrad.
Photo by the Volgograd Oblast Administration and the CSTO Joint Staff