MOSCOW, February 23 – RIA Novosti. Russian Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev and Chairman of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation Alexander Bastrykin congratulated veterans and colleagues on Defender of the Fatherland Day.
“Dear colleagues! Dear veterans! I congratulate you on Defender of the Fatherland Day! This is a holiday of courageous, strong-minded people who have dedicated their lives to selfless service to the Motherland and the protection of national interests. Pride for great victories and feats of arms of predecessors is passed from generation to generation, is the basis of patriotism. and the unity of our people, “- says Kolokoltsev's congratulation, published on the website of the Ministry of Internal Affairs Media.
Bastrykin also dedicated separate congratulations to the veterans of the Great Patriotic War and the investigation. He noted that the experience and wisdom of veterans became the foundation for the formation of several generations of defenders of the Fatherland.
“We carry their wise advice and guidance throughout our lives and tirelessly thank our senior comrades for their support and a firm, friendly shoulder in the most difficult situations that arise in the professional field,” – written in Bastrykin's congratulation, published on the website of the RF IC.