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A memorial plaque to a soldier who died in Syria was installed on a school building in Birobidzhan

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The initiative to install a memorial sign belongs to the director of the educational institution where Nikita Shevchenko studied.


memorial plaque to Private Nikita Shevchenko, who died in Syria, was installed on a school building in Birobidzhan, the press service of the city administration said on Tuesday. He died on July 17, 2016 while escorting humanitarian cargo to Aleppo, Syrian Arab Republic," the message says.

By the decree of the President of the Russian Federation, Shevchenko was awarded the Order Courage posthumously.
As the adviser to the mayor of Birobidzhan Daria Vashchenko specified to TASS, the young man served as a private, died at the age of 23. In Belogorsk, in the Amur Region, he left behind a wife and a small son.

"Nikita was buried at the Birobidzhan cemetery. The director of the school where he studied came out with the initiative to install the plaque. The administration supported it," Vashchenko said.
< br> She added that Birobidzhan Mayor Yevgeny Korostelev, representatives of the regional government, city duma, church workers, schoolchildren, servicemen of the Birobidzhan garrison, relatives and friends of the soldier took part in the funeral rally. Those present laid flowers at the memorial plaque and honored the memory of the deceased with a minute of silence.

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