Every year on October 1, officers of the regional investigative departments of the Investigative Committee of Russia congratulate elderly people on the International Day of the Elderly.
On this wonderful autumn day, we want to pay attention to those who gave us a bright future, those who are left without relatives and live in social institutions - they, like no one else, need care and emotional communication.
This day is another reason to address with words of gratitude to the elderly, veterans of the Great Patriotic War, labor veterans who made a great contribution to the development of our country and provided an opportunity to live in peace.
In the Novosibirsk Region, employees of the Investigation Department congratulated the widow of the Hero of the Soviet Union, Ekaterina Mikhailovna Bakurova, on the holiday and thanked her for the work in perpetuating the memory of her husband Dmitry Alekseevich Bakurov. He went to the front as a 19-year-old young man, in the ranks of the Red Army he participated in the major events of the Great Patriotic War - the Battle of Kursk, the forcing of the Desna, Dnieper, Pripyat, the liberation of Belarus, Poland, Czechoslovakia. Dmitry Alekseevich was awarded the most honorable military orders and medals for courage and heroism in the fight against the German fascist invaders. By the decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR of October 16, 1943, he was awarded the title of Hero of the Soviet Union.
On behalf of the Chairman of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation, Alexander Ivanovich Bastrykin, on February 7, 2019, Dmitry Alekseevich was also awarded a medal "Valor and Courage". Unfortunately, in April 2019, the Hero of the Soviet Union passed away. Investigators continue to take care of his widow and visit her on memorable and holiday dates.
In the Arkhangelsk Region, Nikolai Valentinovich Artemyev, an officer of the Investigative Department of the Investigative Committee of Russia, presented the veteran of the investigative bodies with a valuable gift, which Alexander Maksimovich Kroshenitsyn was awarded on behalf of the Chairman of the Investigative Committee of Russia. The veteran of the investigation takes an active part in working with novice investigators, passing on invaluable experience to them.
The Older Persons' Day is not only an occasion to pay tribute to the older generation. Its goal is to change attitudes towards older people, to encourage people to pay more attention and take care of them.
The officers of the Tyumen Regional Investigative Department of the Investigative Committee of Russia on an ongoing basis provide assistance and congratulate those living in the "Boarding House for War and Labor Veterans" on various occasions. Today employees of the department conveyed warm congratulations, bouquets of flowers and gifts. Smiles, kind words and wishes - all this contributes to the festive mood of the elderly.
For a long time, the employees of the Irkutsk Regional Investigative Department of the Investigative Committee of Russia have been in constant contact with the sponsored organizations. The, on the International Day of the Older Persons, the officers congratulated the veterans and elderly people of the Novo-Leninsky and Ust-Ordynsky nursing homes for the elderly and the disabled, observing sanitary and epidemiological rules, spoke words of gratitude to the older generation, wished good health and presented gifts.
Investigators of the Investigative Committee of Russia from Moscow, St. Petersburg, Nizhny Novgorod, Lipetsk, Ulyanovsk, Leningrad, Tomsk, Bryansk Regions, Primorsky, Krasnodar, Stavropol, Kamchatka Territories, the Republic of Adygea, Chukotka Autonomous District and from other regions also visited war veterans, elderly people in rehabilitation centers and social institutions. They congratulated them on the International Day of the Elderly, wished them good health and long life, and presented valuable gifts.