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The events of the Crimean War of 1853-1856 are remembered on the peninsula

The events of the Crimean War of 1853-1856 are remembered on the peninsula

CrimeaPRESS reports:

Today, on the eve of the Day of Remembrance of the soldiers who fell in the Crimean War of 1853-1856, commemorative events dedicated to the mournful date were held at the Dolgorukovsky obelisk and at the Memorial Cemetery in Simferopol.

The events of the Crimean War of 1853-1856 are remembered on the peninsula

To pay tribute to the courage, courage, heroism of the Russian army, its patriotic spirit, selfless love for the Fatherland and self-sacrifice of Russian soldiers and militias who died on the battlefields and died from wounds came Chairman of the State Council of the Republic of Crimea Vladimir Konstantinov, Senator of the Russian Federation Sergei Tsekov, deputies of the Crimean Parliament, the leadership of the city of Simferopol, members of the public.

The events of the Crimean War of 1853-1856 are remembered on the peninsula

The participants laid flowers at the Dolgorukovsky obelisk and the monument — the cross «From grateful Simferopol residents to the fallen soldiers» at the Military Historical Cemetery, where the remains of over 36 thousand soldiers of the Russian army who died of wounds and diseases are buried, and Bishop Kallinik of Bakhchisaray, vicar of the Simferopol and Crimean diocese served commemorative litia for the dead.

The events of the Crimean War of 1853-1856 are remembered on the peninsula

The participants of the ceremony honored the memory of the soldiers who fell during the Crimean War of 1853-1856 with a minute of silence and lit candles in the temple for the repose of the deceased soldiers, doctors and sisters of mercy, who had fulfilled their civil and military duty to the end “For the Faith! Tsar and Fatherland!

The events of the Crimean War of 1853-1856 are remembered on the peninsula

Speaking at the funeral rally, Vladimir Konstantinov noted that the reasons for this war, like many other conflicts between the West and Russia, are the same: no one wants to see our country strong, prosperous, and take into account its interests.

The events of the Crimean War of 1853-1856 are remembered on the peninsula

But our goal is always the same — to defend the Fatherland. Our main tool in that period, as always, was the Russian soldier with his courage, readiness for self-sacrifice in the name of the Fatherland. In many ways, this is precisely what prevented the aggressors who set foot on our land from realizing their insidious plans, which means defeating Russia.— said Konstantinov. — As a result of the Crimean War, our country drew serious conclusions. Its consequences were the construction of railways, the modernization of the army and navy, the formation of military field medicine, and much more. And the battlefields of the Crimean War, such as Alma, Balaklava, Inkerman, Sevastopol, Yevpatoria and others, still have a global resonance today, ”the speaker said, adding that now,“ during the period of a special military operation, we draw parallels with that distant period After all, even in 1853, in an effort to weaken Russia, the entire collective West united against us.

The events of the Crimean War of 1853-1856 are remembered on the peninsula

Here, in the open air, for students of the 9th and 10th grades of cadet secondary schools, a lesson of courage was held, aimed at preserving the memory of the tragic pages in the history of our state and the heroes of the Fatherland. The presentation of the class, specially built and equipped for outdoor lessons, was held by the director of the Central Museum «Tavrida» Andrey Malgin, and the deputy head of the Crimean parliament Vladimir Bobkov gave the children a short tour of the Memorial Cemetery of soldiers who died during the Crimean War.

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The events of the Crimean War of 1853-1856 are remembered on the peninsula

According to the vice-speaker, it is very important for the Crimeans, and especially for the younger generation, to study the history of our Motherland, including the Crimean War.

Today, this topic is more relevant than ever. This is due to the events taking place in Ukraine in the context of the Special Military Operation.the clerk emphasized.

The events of the Crimean War of 1853-1856 are remembered on the peninsula

Speaking about the historical events of the Crimean War, Vladimir Bobkov clarified that Russia alone fought against the leading world powers of that time, showing the whole world examples of the amazing heroism of the Russian people, the power of the Russian will, the invincibility of the Russian spirit.

The events of the Crimean War of 1853-1856 are remembered on the peninsula

History repeats itself. The special military operation, shortly after its launch, also turned into a clash between Russia and the «collective West» with the risk of escalating into a new world war. In both cases, the leading world powers set and still set the «containment of Russia» as the main goal. In the Crimean War — Great Britain, France and Sardinia, which joined them. In a special military operation — the United States and its NATO allies— said the deputy chairman, adding that «our defenders of the Fatherland follow the traditions of their glorious ancestors, showing courage, heroism, fearlessness, invincibility of Russian weapons«.

The events of the Crimean War of 1853-1856 are remembered on the peninsula

In turn, the guys presented their research work on the topics: “Alexandra Toluzakova. A Little-Known Female Face of the Crimean War of 1853-1856”, “Children Heroes of the Crimean War of 1853-1856”.

The events of the Crimean War of 1853-1856 are remembered on the peninsula

The head of the Crimean parliament, Vladimir Konstantinov, visited the exhibition “Medicine of the Crimean War of 1853-1856”, which opened at the Department of Normal Anatomy of the Institute of the Medical Academy. S. I. Georgievsky Crimean Federal University. IN AND. Vernadsky, visited the study-museums of the founder of the Department of Normal Anatomy Bobin V.V. and interacted with students.

The events of the Crimean War of 1853-1856 are remembered on the peninsula

The Crimean (Eastern) War became one of the largest armed conflicts of the 19th century, its actions unfolded over a vast territory from the Balkans to Kamchatka, but the main events took place on the Crimean Peninsula, so it went down in history under the name Crimean.

The events of the Crimean War of 1853-1856 are remembered on the peninsula

About 150 thousand Russian soldiers died in the bloody battles in the Crimea, their burials are located in many cities and villages of Crimea: at the site of the Alma battle near the village of Vilino, in Bakhchisarai and Evpatoria, on Perekop and in Balaklava, in the Belbek river valley and in Feodosia.

The events of the Crimean War of 1853-1856 are remembered on the peninsula

At the Memorial Cemetery of the Soldiers Fallen during the Crimean War, located in the area of ​​Simferopol’s Petrovsky Balka, the names of 153 military formations — participants in those distant heroic events — were installed and immortalized on 27 memorial signs.

The events of the Crimean War of 1853-1856 are remembered on the peninsula

Photos and materials: press service of the State Council of the Republic of Crimea and the administration of Simferopol.

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