Vladimir Sandaza. Ceremony with the removal of the national flag of the Russian Federation and the battle flag ohrv (the Operative group of Russian troops) opening of the memorial plaque of the Russian General Alexander Lebed took place on the first day of the weekend in Tiraspol, reports journalist Last news .
This year marks the 23rd year of the bloody events of armed conflict on the Dniester. General Lebed, at that time commander of the 14th guards combined arms army of the Russian Federation, stopped, according to local observers, the war between Moldova and Transdniestria.
A memorial plaque has been approved on the wall at the entrance to the house staff ohrv. It was placed on the background of a stylized image of a parachute. Close with a portrait of General Lebed in dress uniform inscribed his phrase: "When you start to beat people, he begins to fight. All, from small to substantial."
in the event, which was held under the sounds of the national anthem of Russia, participated colleagues generals, Soldiers ohrv Authorized leadership of Transnistria.
Minister of foreign Affairs of the PMR Nina Shtanski in their own speech called Swan national hero of Russia and Transnistria, as well as assured that the name and exploits of General will be passed down from generation to generation.
Transnistria, 60 percent of its inhabitants are Russians and Ukrainians sought to secede from Moldova even before the collapse of the USSR, fearing that the wave of nationalism Moldova joining Romania. In 1992, after the failed attempts of the authorities of Moldova force to solve the problem, Transnistria was in fact not controlled by the Chisinau area.