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In Belomorsk in the fall will open the Museum of the Karelian front

The opening of the Museum of the Karelian front in the city of Belomorsk will take place this autumn, told reporters, Deputy Secretary of the Russian security Council Rashid Nurgaliyev.

According to him, the core of the Museum will be exhibits selected from the collections of the National Museum of Karelia Republic, and search organizations.

"Will be widely represented military uniforms, models of weapons and banners, documentary and photographic archive of wartime. In addition, it is planned that the defense Ministry of Russia will provide military equipment, the past, the procedure of demilitarization," - said Nurgaliyev.

Karelian front was the longest of all the fronts of the great Patriotic war. The front operated on the most difficult nature-climatic conditions of the Northern theater of war. It was established on 23 August 1941 and lasted until 15 November 1944. Keeping in 1941, the onset of the Finnish army and the German army "Norway", seeking to capture the Kola Peninsula and Soviet Karelia, and the front stabilized until June 1944, while the Murmansk and Obozerskaya railway.

At the Victory parade June 24, 1945 on red square in Moscow combined regiment of the Karelian front went first. Since then, traditionally on the may 9 parade the flag of the Karelian front are the first among the banners of the fronts.

Museum of the Karelian front created by the decision of the State Commission on preparation for celebrating the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Republic of Karelia. Centennial anniversary of Karelia to be celebrated on 8 June.

The state Commission was established by the decree of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin in 2013. The work of the state Commission is aimed at creating conditions for advancing socio-economic development of the Republic of Karelia, increase of level and quality of life of the population, including by creating a favourable investment climate, development of public-private partnerships.

The Commission is headed by the Secretary of the Russian security Council Nikolai Patrushev. In the Commission's work involved the public authorities of the Republic of Karelia, Federal ministries and departments, a number of public companies and corporations and organizations of different ownership forms. Nurgaliyev in the composition of the Commission chairs the working group on development of single-industry towns.