Russian Diplomats to Help the Uzbek War Veterans
05.05.2009 13:23
Memorial and Ceremonial Day will be observed on May 9 in Uzbekistan. In honor of this date the Russian Embassy in Tashkent has planned a number of events.

As reported by the Press Service of the Embassy, 465 veterans of the Great Patriotic War and participants of the labor front will be rendered welfare assistance, 16 front-line soldiers-citizens of Russia will receive the RF Presidents greetings, and 24 Russians residing in Uzbekistan will be given sanatorium vouchers.

Furthermore, internationalist soldiers will be decorated by the Russian Embassy as well. Two years ago more than 400 citizens of Uzbekistan were presented with medals and orders. At present the Embassy has got decorations for 135 more Uzbeks.