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The Embassy protested the desecration of a monument to Rokossovsky to Poland

The Russian Embassy will require the Polish authorities to find and punish the perpetrators of vandalism against the monument to Marshal Konstantin Rokossovsky, told RIA Novosti the Russian Ambassador to Poland Sergey Andreev.

Earlier it was reported that the sculpture of the Soviet and Polish Marshal Konstantin Rokossovsky was abducted memorial cemetery in Legnica in Western Poland. The sculpture was part of the open Museum, located in the cemetery of the red army. Later, a headless sculpture was found on a street in Legnica.

In RVIO called the desecration of the monument to Rokossovsky to Poland madness

A mockery of a monument to Rokossovsky is insane, you need to start the investigation, and the monument to be restored and returned to the place said on Friday, RIA Novosti expert of the Russian military historical society (RVIA) Nikita storms.

In the night of Thursday memorial cemetery in Legnica in the West of Poland, unknown stole a sculpture of Konstantin Rokossovsky with the municipal cemetery. Later, a headless sculpture was found on a city street.

In RVIO told when you may receive the title of Generalissimo in Russia

The title Generalissimo will reappear in Russia only in the event of a major war, now it needs no, told RIA Novosti chief specialist of the scientific Department of RVIA Denis Shpola.

The title of Generalissimo was abolished after the October revolution and the newly introduced 75 years ago, on 26 June 1945, by the decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR.

The grandson of the General, spoke about the Victory Parade in 1945

The experience of combat training received in the elite division of the Imperial army helped Colonel-General Kuzma Trubnikov successfully to March in the Victory Parade on 24 June 1945 at the head of the composite regiment of the 2nd Belorussian front, told RIA Novosti his grandson Yuriy Trubnikov.

"My grandfather belonged to the older generation of commanders of the red Army in 1945, he was 57 years, most of the other marshals and generals were not and fifty," said the grandson Kuzma Trubnikov. "However, the combat training he received before the First world war in the service in the Life guards Semenov regiment, had the solemn March on red square at the head of the ceremonial regiment of the 2nd Belorussian front at the Victory Parade," added Trubnikov.

The Museum of Victory will show unique footage of the Parade in 1945

The Museum of Victory on June 24 will hold an online exhibition "Parade of winners" in which frameworks will show unique footage of the first historic parade on red square, said Friday in a press-service of the Museum.

"The Museum of Victory on June 24 will be placed on the website new online exhibition "Parade of winners". A virtual project dedicated to the historical parade on red square June 24, 1945. The exhibition will present previously unpublished photographs from the archives of the Ministry of defence and digitized specifically for this exhibition", - stated in the message

Granddaughter Baghramyan told how the foreman-"the runt" has taken on a parade

Legendary Soviet generals Ivan Bagramyan and Alexander Vasilevsky personally allowed Sergeant Ivan Morinobu to participate in the Victory parade on red square in Moscow 24 June 1945 - he had not formally approached on growth, but the generals came up with an ingenious way out of this situation, told RIA Novosti granddaughter Bagramyan Karine Nazarova.

"Each of the 10 existing at the final stage of the war fronts were consolidated to form one regiment, which it was necessary to select the most distinguished soldiers and commanders of the front. Bagramyan was tasked to form two regiments – the regiment consolidated its 1-Baltic front and 3rd Belorussian front, as at the end of the war, Bagramyan at the same time performed the duties of Deputy commander of the 3rd Belorussian front and for a time was its commander," said Karine Nazarova.