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ARMY GENERAL VIKTOR ZOLOTOV PRESENTED STATE AWARDS TO THE MILITARY PERSONNEL AND EMPLOYEES OF ROSGUARD WHO DISTINGUISHED THEMSELVES IN THE SPECIAL MILITARY OPERATION

Director of the National Guard Troops Federal Service of the Russian Federation – Commander-in-Chief of the National Guard Troops of the Russian Federation Army General Viktor Zolotov visited the Main Military Clinical Hospital of the National Guard Troops of the Russian Federation in Balashikha, Moscow region, where he met with the servicemen and employees of Rosguard who are under medical treatment.

The Head of the National Guard Troops Federal Service presented state awards to the Rosguard servicemen and employees who distinguished themselves in the combat missions.

Viktor Zolotov noted that the National Guard Troops, together with the units of the Russian Armed Forces and the task forces of the Lugansk and Donetsk People’s Republics carry out service and combat tasks during the special military operation in Ukraine.

The Russian National Guard personnel takes an active part in military operations, ensures public security and law enforcement, protection of the population from criminal encroachments and looting in the settlements liberated from nationalist armed groups.

Army General Viktor Zolotov noted that the units of Rosguard play a special role in ensuring the protection of critical infrastructure and transport communications, including nuclear power facilities, such as the Chernobyl and Zaporozhye nuclear power plants.

The Rosguard servicemen and employees also assist citizens in establishing a peaceful life, help with food and medicine, and, among other things, provide security and escort for humanitarian convoys.

The head of the department expressed gratitude to the servicemen and employees of the Russian Guard, who demonstrate a high level of training and combat skills, act professionally and demonstrate true courage and heroism.

During his visit to the hospital, the Commander-in-Chief presented state awards to the officers of the Russian National Guard Troops who were injured during the special military operation to protect the Lugansk and Donetsk People's Republics.

Police and Special Forces officers were awarded a high state decoration, the Order of Courage.

The unit under the command of Police officer came under heavy mortar fire. He was wounded, but continued to lead his subordinates in the battle with superior enemy forces. With his clear actions,the Rosguard officer ensured withdrawal of his unit under the fire of nationalist formations and quickly organized the evacuation of wounded comrades to the rear.

During the battle, an armored personnel carrier, in which the Special Forces officer of the Russian National Guard Troops was hit by an enemy tank. The Rosguard officer was wounded, but continued to command personnel. Thanks to his competent and selfless actions, the unit completed its combat mission without losses.

By the decree of the President of the Russian Federation, more than 20 members of the National Guard Troops Federal Service were awarded. The servicemen and employees of Rosguard were awarded medals of the Order of "Merit for the Fatherland", II degree, including those with swords, the medals For Courage, the Suvorov medal and the Zhukov medal.


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