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In Moscow, at the Troekurovsky cemetery, a monument was unveiled to prominent military leader General of the Army Yury Yashin

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In Moscow, at the Troekurovsky cemetery, a monument was unveiled to prominent military leader General of the Army Yury Yashin

On September 12, a solemn opening of a monument to a prominent military commander, Army General Yury Alekseyevich Yashin, took place at the Troekurovsky cemetery in Moscow.

The event was attended by the commander of the Strategic Missile Forces, Colonel-General Sergey Karakaev, members of the Military Council of the Strategic Missile Forces, heads of departments, departments and services of the command of the Strategic Missile Forces, representatives of the international public organization Union of Veterans of Rocket Engineers, relatives, friends and colleagues of Yuri Yashin.

Yury Alekseevich Yashin was born 12 February 1930 year in Leningrad. Starting service in the Armed Forces in 1948, he passed from the platoon commander of an artillery battery to the commander of the Smolensk Rocket Army.

In April 1981, Yury Yashin was appointed First Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Strategic Missile Forces, and in February 1989 - Deputy Minister of Defense - Chairman of the USSR State Technical Commission. From 1992 to 1998, Army General Yury Yashin is Chairman of the State Technical Commission under the President of the Russian Federation.

In all positions, Yury Yashin achieved high results, which made a great contribution to the development of the Strategic Missile Forces and the formation of parts of space significance. He participated in tests and launches of more than 300 missiles from all landfills (Kapustin Yar, Plesetsk, Baikonur, Svobodny), as well as in combat duty of most of the combat missile systems, developed textbooks and combat operational and technical documentation.

Army General Yuri Yashin was awarded the Order of Lenin, the October Revolution, the Red Star, "For Service to the Motherland in the Armed Forces of the USSR" II degree, "For Service to the Motherland in the Armed Forces of the USSR" III degree, "For services to the Fatherland" IV degree, Courage, Honor and many medals.

Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor, Academician and Honorary Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Vice-President of the Russian Academy of Engineering, Honorary President of the Russian Academy of Cosmonautics. K.E. Tsiolkovsky, USSR State Prize winner Yury Yashin died on July 30 2011 of the year at 82-th year of life.




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  1. spender
    spender 13 September 2012 13: 35
    +8
    Well, the Strategic Rocket Forces is a reliable shield for our Motherland. He went the way from the platoon commander ... Worthy was a man
    REST IN PEACE!
  2. mongoose
    mongoose 13 September 2012 13: 43
    +4
    such created and held the Shield of our Motherland! Glory to the War!
  3. strannik595
    strannik595 13 September 2012 13: 52
    +2
    judging by those who came to the funeral, a good, big man ......... if our land had given birth to such Russians ............ Yashin is generally a famous last name, and even Yuri Alekseevich
  4. Sasha 19871987
    Sasha 19871987 13 September 2012 14: 15
    +4
    LET THE EARTH WILL BE DOWN TO THIS LIGHT MAN, WITHOUT SUCH AS IT WOULD BE DROPED BETTER ...
  5. killganoff
    killganoff 13 September 2012 15: 04
    +1
    The Kingdom of heaven.
    All would be so Motherland revered the faithful sons of the Fatherland! How many honored people are trying to cross out from the analities of history.
  6. taseka
    taseka 13 September 2012 18: 33
    0
    Shield of the Motherland! earth in fluff and the memory of students!