The Chairman of Russia's IC. took part in the solemn events devoted to the Victory Day

Today on the threshold of the 71st anniversary of the Victory in the 1941-1945 Great Patriotic War Chairman of the Russia's Investigative Committee  Alexander Bastrykin laid flowers to the Grave of the Unknown Soldier in the Aleksandrovsky garden of the Moscow Kremlin.

The following people ttok part in the solemn ceremony: deputy chairmen of Russia's I.C., Chairman of the National Association of Investigation Veterans Organizations "Union of Investigation Veterans" Vladimir Dontsov, Head of the department of teaching and educational work of the Russia's Investigative Committee, Hero of the Russian Federation Sergey Petrov, veterans, executive personnel of the central staff of the Russia's Investigative committee, Main investigation department of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation for Moscow and the Moscow Region, the management of teaching organizations of the department, the students of FSCEI "Academy of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation", and the pupils of FSCEI "Cadet corps of the Russia's Investigative Committee named after Alexander Nevsky", as well as Rector of the All-russian State University of Justice Olga Aleksandrova and the university students.

Today the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation hosted the solemn assembly, devoted to the 71st anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War, the followinf people took part in the event: the real state counsellor of justice Alexander Sukharev, the veterans of the Great Patriotic War and investigating agencies, the relatives of the Russia's I.C. employees died fulfilling official duty, the honorary guests, executives of the Investigative committee, members of the Community council of Russia's I.C., as well as cadets.

Opening the assembly, the Chairman of Russia's I.C. Alexander Bastrykin noted that "steadfastness and unity of our multinational people which were fighting for each house, each street, every span of native land, their united cohesiveness, and unprecedented courage had precipitated into ashes criminal plans of the fascist сlan and the fascist regime had shamefully ceased its existence. Germany under Hitler capitulated. Unfortunately many modern western politicians "forgot" what fascism had brought to the world – this is the death, a massacre, and sufferings of million of people, died on fronts of the Second World War and suffered in death camps. Today these western politicians prefer not to think about danger of destructive Nazi ideology. As a result we see that in situation of migration crisis, economic hardships, and impunity influence of the nationalist parties which are openly propagandizing racial enmity, extremism, and xenophobia strengthens, they destroy monuments for warriors emancipators". "On the Victory Day our country reminds such narrow-minded politicians of lessons of the most frightening war in the human history and warns about the possible political mistakes which can have the most serious consequences for all the mankind", – Alexander Bastrykin emphasized, having noted that "that is why we are trying to make war criminals commited crimes against peace and humanity in South Osetia, the South-East of Ukraine be punished in accordance with the norms of international and national law".

Speaking about work with the younger generation, Alexander Bastrykin noted "education of youths and girls is the priority task of the department for the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation in modern conditions".

At the solemn event the 5th Prosecutor General of the USSR the real state counsellor of justice Alexander Sukharev, Chairman of the Council of the regional public organization "Union of veterans of investigation" Vladimir Dontsov, the veteran of investigating agencies Sergey Samoilov, and the deputy of the State Duma Joseph Kobzon have also spoken.

The chairman of the Investigative Committee has awarded veterans of the Great Patriotic War and veterans of investigation with medals and valuable gifts, and congratulated the audience on the Great Victory Day and wished the peaceful sky, the happiness, and the well-being.


Head of Media Relations                                       V.I. Markin