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Sept.4: Suvorov Military Academy 55 th anniversary
« on: September 04, 2010, 08:45:47 PM »
In St. Petersburg was celebrated on Saturday 55 th anniversary of the Suvorov Military School. To the anniversary arrived teachers, the State Duma deputies, representatives of the Russian Defense Ministry.

Suvorov's students and their guests laid wreaths at the memorial to the heroes-graduates, the grand building and a meeting.

There was a meeting with veterans of Suvorov's school. Guests are invited to the museum, where was shown a documentary about the famous school.  Closer to the evening concert took place: made by Song and Dance Ensemble of the Leningrad military district, children's groups, as well as themselves Suvorov.  The first day of the festival completed a laser show.

On Sunday, participants will gather in celebration at the St. Peter and Paul Fortress. They honored the memory of Emperor Paul I, whose decree was established Corps of Pages, which was the successor of the APC, and Duke Konstantin Romanov, chief of housing.  At noon, the oldest graduates of the school made a shot from a cannon Naryshkin bastion, and there was a symbolic transfer of shells youngest pupil.

Graduates of the school, established in 1955 for the sons of soldiers who died in the Great Patriotic War, form the military, scientific, medical, sporting elite. Nine graduates of the APC became Heroes of the Soviet Union and Russia.

Now in the APC study 505 people, 70 of them - orphans, 128 - families of military personnel. The whole way of life Suvorov is aimed at to form their serious attitude to military service for the benefit of the Fatherland.

Since 2008, greatly expanded language training future officers, more opportunities appear in their cultural activities.  From 2010, school got woman to lead for the first time - Honored teacher RF Veronica Kalyuzhnaya.