Bust of Marshal Hovhannes Baghramyan unveiled in Moscow museum (photos)

14:00 • 11.11.17



A bust of Marshal Hovhannes Baghramyan, a legendary Soviet-Armenian military commander of the WWII period, was unveiled on Friday at the Moscow Central Museum of the Great Patriotic War to mark the great hero’s 120th birth anniversary, reports the Ministry of Defense.


The sculpture is Armenia’s gift to the Russian Federation. Minister of Defense Vigen Sargsyan personally handed it to the institution at the solemn ceremony held at the Victory Museum's central hall (pantheon of commanders commemorating the Soviet heroes' feats in the war period).


The event was also attended by Alexander Fomin, a deputy Russian minister of defense, and other high-ranking representatives from Armenia and Russia, including Armenian Ambassador Vardan Toghanyan, as well veterans, successors of Great Patriotic War commanders, Russian public figures, scholars and cultural figures, and representatives from Armenian community organizations.  

The initiative to erect the bronze bust (sculptors:Misak Melkonyan and Ashot Tadevosyan) in the museum hall was proposed the Armenian Embassy. 


“A museum is science and memory. Its role is of paramount importance as a tool against all the attempts to reconsider history. It is a great honor for us to donate Marshal Hovhannes Baghramyan’s bust to the Central Museum of the Great Patriotic War on behalf of the Republic of Armenia; his contribution to the great victory is really inestimable.

 
“Armenia and the Armenian society have been among the countries and peoples whose joint efforts did really help save the humanity and civilization from fascism, one the 20th century’s greatest evils. That victory was of unique significance for Armenia and the Armenian people. Only three decades after the World War I, and the Genocide which had claimed 1.5 million Armenians’ lives, one of the least populated Soviet republics had its active participation in the Great Patriotic [War], mobilizing and sending 600,000 people to the battlefield,” Minister Sargsyan said in his speech.



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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