Irina GAL, “FACTS”
The parade, which Russia moved from may 9 to June 24th in Saint-Petersburg noted an interesting veteran in the jacket at the elderly man wore the order of Victory, which was created as the highest award of the USSR for especially distinguished generals.
“Interesting veteran were on parade in St. Petersburg. The top and big star — the order “Victory”. Making one required 180 diamonds and 300 grams of platinum” — writes in social networks Vitauskas.
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The fact that this order was awarded only 20 times — three commanders were awarded twice, and one General Secretary Leonid Brezhnev — was posthumously stripped of the award. “And all knights of the order of more than known. There are only about 17 people: Stalin, Marshal Zhukov, Vasilevsky (they are 2 times), Konev, Rokossovsky, Malinovsky, Tolbukhin, Dialects, Tymoshenko, Antonov, Meretskov, General Eisenhower, field Marshal Montgomery, the Romanian king Michael I, the Polish Marshall Rola-Gimersky, Secretary General of the Yugoslav Tito and Brezhnev. All of these reasons not enough that the deceased, so Brezhnev was still posthumously the “Victory” was denied. What, then, for the Marshal was on Putin’s masquerade ball?” the blogger writes.
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