Defender of the Fatherland Day

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Defender of the Fatherland Day
photo: © Sputnik / Konstantin Mikhalchevsky

Today our country celebrates Defender of the Fatherland Day. In recent decades, according to an established tradition, all men were congratulated on this holiday on February 23, since hypothetically any representative of the stronger sex can stand up for their homeland.

At the same time, February 23 was not always a kind of "generalized men's day."



For example, from 1922 to 1946, soldiers of the Red Army were honored on this day. From 1946 to 1949, the holiday was already celebrated by the Soviet army. From 1949 to 1995 it was the Day of the Soviet Army and Navy. Until 2006, the date was called Defenders of the Fatherland Day and was timed to coincide with the victory of the Red Army over the Kaiser troops in 1918.

Since 2006, as mentioned above, February 23 has become the "day of all men." Meanwhile, in 2022, everything has changed.

Today, this holiday has regained its meaning, and men have the right to consider themselves defenders of the Fatherland. After all, what is happening now in Ukraine, although it is called the NWO, is in fact a war with the West for survival.

It is no longer a secret to anyone that the United States and its allies are using Ukraine, which is led by their proxies, as a kind of "ram" against Russia. The West has long stepped over its own "taboos" and supplies the Armed Forces of Ukraine with more and more deadly weapons, which daily destroy peaceful cities and take the lives of Russian people.

Our compatriots who today participate in the NWO are fighting for the future of their country, their families, their culture and faith. They are the real defenders of the Motherland.

On the Day of Defender of the Fatherland!
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  1. +28
    23 February 2023 04: 42
    Happy Holidays, forum users! Health to all, spiritual, bodily!
    1. +26
      23 February 2023 05: 06
      Happy holiday everyone! Who served and serves, health to you! Especially those in the trenches!
      1. +25
        23 February 2023 06: 25

        https://yandex.ru/video/preview/13269481426006310711
        Song about Russia
        Remember, Russia
        How it all was:
        How half life went
        You have to fight
        How are your songs
        Halfway around the world
        Half a century flew by
        On your rails.

        And a hundred thousand hopes
        And the burning ruins
        And a hundred thousand fireworks,
        And a groan of wires
        And fierce tenderness
        Your battalions
        Fit in yours
        Fifty years.

        At your borders
        Blazing fires.
        Every year is like a temple
        Surviving the fire.
        Every year is like a boundary
        Between new and old.
        Every year is like a child
        Hurrying to me.

        On the edge of town
        Where are the new homes,
        In the cold wind
        I'll open my finger
        So that flying to the stars
        Moscow triples
        I'm freezing dust
        Dropped in the face.

        It's just winter there
        After all, summer has come out!
        And forever saying goodbye
        With old longing
        The shell breaks
        The old planet
        Young comes out
        From the foam of the sea.

        I love and laugh
        Nothing to regret.
        I fought and lived
        How could - according to a dream.
        I'm sorry if it's better
        I can’t sing.
        I’m in, Russia,
        To your beauty!
        1. +14
          23 February 2023 08: 34
          All the holiday!
          Happy Defender of the Fatherland Day!
          To all Defenders of the Fatherland - health, success, good luck and happiness in your personal life! love
          1. +15
            23 February 2023 08: 49
            The most heartfelt congratulations on the holiday to the Defenders of the Fatherland - participants of the NWO!
            Health to you, success, good luck and a speedy victory over a fierce enemy!

        2. +13
          23 February 2023 09: 56
          Thank you for the gift "Uncle lee"!
          This is the same song from the TV movie "Day by Day". 1972 I hear her, as if in reality. Performed by Valentin Nikulin.
          It's like going back to my youthful years!
          Happy holiday! Happy Soviet Army and Navy Day!!!
          1. +6
            23 February 2023 11: 37
            Happy Holiday! drinks I'm glad there is someone who remembers and knows! hi
            I left the address, you can listen
            1. +5
              23 February 2023 11: 56
              I still have a vinyl record with songs from this movie.
              Happy holiday, brother!
              drinks
              1. +6
                23 February 2023 12: 13
                Quote: Fachmann
                with songs from this film.

                Happy Holidays, brother!
                I remembered how the acoustician with the third, having taken it on his chest, played this song on the magician 200 times, brushing away a mean male tear .... crying
                1. +7
                  23 February 2023 13: 42
                  Happy holiday to everyone who is connected with the defense of the Fatherland, who has known the soldier's lot in life, everyone who is now defending us with weapons in their hands, who is guarding our borders, everyone who is saving soldiers' lives!

                  And eternal, eternal memory of all those who gave their lives for us!
          2. +8
            23 February 2023 12: 22
            Quote: Fachmann
            This is the same song from the TV movie "Day by Day". 1972 I hear her, as if in reality. Performed by Valentin Nikulin.
            It's like going back to my youthful years!

            Quote from Uncle Lee
            I left the address, you can listen

            Let's all listen together:
            1. 0
              24 February 2023 01: 09
              What faces, what inner strength in these people, what to become, what power of the Country, which we have all lost!
        3. +10
          23 February 2023 10: 57
          And in the continuation of the poems on February 23, 23 (20.23 - 2023). Famous and special day (turning and starting).

          Thank the granfather for the victory,
          Now for her grandson,
          Thank you mother Russia
          That she has many grandchildren.

          What delight the infantry creates,
          Queen of the scorched fields
          Day and night in the trenches
          Under a hail of fiery rains.

          Thank you for air defense, dear,
          What did you keep heaven
          Shooting in the top they shot down,
          Missiles and UAVs.

          Who is flying past the stingers,
          Carried gifts from heaven
          They shot on bends,
          Our guys VKS.

          And the Jewels flew at you,
          And there were minefields
          Thank you brothers for the support
          Invincible Armor.

          Arta you are truly a Goddess,
          How many times I beg you
          From the move so that they are lucky,
          Suppress enemy fire.

          Strong but kind hands
          Charging the faithful machine,
          Mentally wrote on the projectile,
          For Tolyan, Vovka and Peter.

          Thanks to the dear knights,
          For a powerful shield and a sharp sword,
          For the strength of the spirit,
          which you have.

          Grandchildren were divided and pitted,
          Forced to kill
          But in their hearts they wept,
          In the sight of seeing a brother.
        4. +9
          23 February 2023 12: 20
          Uncle Lee, you put the right postcard.
          For me, it will always be the Day of the Soviet Army and Navy.
          And I'm probably not the only one with this opinion. Though times are changing.
          Happy Holidays to all who served.
          Health to all.
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          2. +6
            23 February 2023 18: 37
            Quote: Blacksmith 55
            For me, it will always be the Day of the Soviet Army and Navy.

            Yes, because the name was chosen exactly ... So that various fake "Heroes of Russia" who did not serve in the army and never defended the Fatherland with weapons in their hands were not smeared for the holiday.
            This is the song about heroes:
        5. 0
          23 February 2023 14: 54
          broken link recourse
          mail not opening angry
          Playback error am
  2. +23
    23 February 2023 04: 58
    Happy Holidays everyone!!!!! we sit on duty in the hospital and remember the army service))
    1. +20
      23 February 2023 06: 27
      Quote: Palestinian
      we sit on duty in the hospital and remember the army service))

      laughing good change is coming soon

      Happy holiday to all servicemen, active and in reserve!!!
      1. +21
        23 February 2023 06: 52
        Colleagues, I congratulate all those involved on the triple holiday:
        - Happy Soviet Army and Navy Day!
        - Happy Traditional Men's Day!
        - And regardless of gender, all Defenders of the Fatherland! Current, Veterans and Future
        HAPPY !!!
        1. +12
          23 February 2023 09: 06
          Great wishes and congratulations! I join all forum users! hi from myself I will add a wish for a peaceful sky drinks
  3. +26
    23 February 2023 05: 00
    Who has not been, will be. Who was - will not forget.

    Happy holiday to all!
    For whom, how - but for me it’s cooler than the New Year.
    I'll probably get drunk today.
    1. +8
      23 February 2023 05: 06
      Why "probably"???
      How is it at the "Picnic": "I'm allowed everything today!"
    2. +8
      23 February 2023 05: 08
      I will support! Sometimes you need it, don't get sick tomorrow!
      1. +6
        23 February 2023 05: 36
        Quote: ASAD
        I will support! Sometimes you need it, don't get sick tomorrow!

        I'll tell you a secret - Kizlyar cognac should be drunk. It doesn't hurt my head in the morning.
        1. +10
          23 February 2023 05: 42
          Now Kizlyar is of dubious quality ... alas. It was good 15 years ago.
        2. +7
          23 February 2023 05: 55
          It doesn't hurt my head in the morning.
          - it depends on how much you drink... drinks
        3. +7
          23 February 2023 06: 06
          Eh, now I would have a stack or two ... But you can’t, behind the wheel, and to work .. sad hi
        4. +7
          23 February 2023 06: 06
          "Old Koenigsberg" - a complete dump
        5. +12
          23 February 2023 06: 22
          Quote from: dmi.pris1
          I'll tell you a secret - Kizlyar cognac should be drunk. It doesn't hurt my head in the morning.

          I will reveal an even bigger secret: 30 years ago, German pure alcohol was available from which nothing hurt.

          Happy Soviet Army and Navy Day to everyone involved,
          Happy Defender of the Fatherland Day to everyone else! drinks
          1. +6
            23 February 2023 06: 30
            30 years ago, German pure alcohol was available from which nothing hurt.

            Piano??????
            1. +5
              23 February 2023 07: 38
              Quote: novel xnumx
              30 years ago, German pure alcohol was available from which nothing hurt.

              Piano??????

              I remember they said on the news
              The corpse of a man was found, next to him was an empty liter bottle of alcohol ...
              One must think ... Suck a liter of alcohol into one sting ...
              And so ... How much of that "Royal" was drunk on business trips, shifts ... And nothing ... I myself always took three bottles for "fifteen" - in the evening, after work, at dinner ... A little bit, for appetite.
              1. +4
                23 February 2023 10: 59
                After hard work, when the food does not climb - that's it, a couple of shots for appetite
            2. +4
              23 February 2023 07: 53
              Quote: novel xnumx
              Piano??????

              He is the most, royal fine spirit in liter bottles of dark glass.
              But it was possible to run into a fake, which did not mind washing the sink and the toilet bowl.
        6. +8
          23 February 2023 08: 36
          Quote: Zoldat_A
          Quote: ASAD
          I will support! Sometimes you need it, don't get sick tomorrow!

          I'll tell you a secret - Kizlyar cognac should be drunk. It doesn't hurt my head in the morning.

          Happy Defender of the Fatherland ! I recommend the Koktebel Grappa-Reserve. aged in oak barrels... Great stuff..
          1. +9
            23 February 2023 10: 32
            Quote: 30 vis
            I recommend the Koktebel Grappa-Reserve. aged in oak barrels...

            And why is our Phanagorian chacha worse? Aged in "oak"? They poured from one barrel (oak ...)! wassat
          2. 0
            23 February 2023 20: 27
            Is Koktebel spilling something? Didn't SV kill him?
        7. +11
          23 February 2023 10: 14
          Quote: Zoldat_A
          I'll tell you a secret - Kizlyar cognac should be drunk. From him the next morning the head does not hurt

          Where were you yesterday? When I already "celebrated"! There were rum, whiskey on the table... there was no cognac! I checked and searched...even under the table...there was none!
    3. +17
      23 February 2023 05: 42
      Good luck in combat and Victory, to the guys at the front. Happy holiday to everyone else
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    6. +11
      23 February 2023 08: 25
      Quote: Zoldat_A
      I'll probably get drunk today.

      Congratulations on the Day of the Soviet Army and good health. We celebrated a little here at night, now we’re polirem with a tea.
  4. +25
    23 February 2023 05: 04
    Happy holiday to all those who are fighting now, earlier in Afghanistan, just in peacetime Soviet times
    their machine gun on the shoulder of the due date of delaying. Happy holiday, guys!
    Egro bibamus!
  5. Des
    +26
    23 February 2023 05: 08
    Happy holiday! Health, strength and memories).
  6. +21
    23 February 2023 05: 21
    To all those who served and those who did not serve, Happy Holidays! We are all defenders now, and non-defenders have gone abroad, leaving their families and the country. So we remained for ourselves and for those who put their pants on.
  7. +21
    23 February 2023 05: 21
    I cannot but join in the congratulations of the members of the forum, the site administration - Happy Holidays to all the defenders! Our Will to Victory, no one can be broken!
  8. +22
    23 February 2023 05: 21
    Happy holiday! My wife has a military man (medic), that's how she congratulated me today! All health, take care of yourself! And for our rear! drinks
    1. +11
      23 February 2023 05: 35
      Gorgeous field!
      Happy holiday, God bless! drinks
      1. +9
        23 February 2023 08: 03
        Mutually! Added pluses to everyone today. A rare case when there is no negative from the word at all, although there is nothing to be surprised at. Content on VO is like that! Thank you Dmitry, Happy Holidays! soldier
        1. +12
          23 February 2023 08: 58
          Quote from Nikoha2010
          A rare case when there is no negative from the word at all

          Happy Holidays! The negative has not yet woken up, there are no minuses.
          1. +5
            23 February 2023 10: 56
            Quote: tihonmarine
            Quote from Nikoha2010
            A rare case when there is no negative from the word at all

            Happy Holidays! The negative has not yet woken up, there are no minuses.

            Let them sleep further ... longer.
        2. +8
          23 February 2023 09: 15
          From the bottom of my heart, I wish you happiness, health and everything
        3. +6
          23 February 2023 10: 57
          Quote from Nikoha2010
          Mutually! Added pluses to everyone today. A rare case when there is no negative from the word at all, although there is nothing to be surprised at. Content on VO is like that! Thank you Dmitry, Happy Holidays! soldier

          I also gave time to the comments pluses. But I think tsipsoshniki will wake up soon.
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    2. +16
      23 February 2023 08: 31
      Quote from Nikoha2010
      Happy Holidays! The wife has a military man (medic), congratulations today! All health, take care of yourself! And for our rear!

      Likewise. Medical Sergeant. We have such a tradition in the military - a fighting girlfriend is either a doctor, or a teacher, or a trade worker. We roamed around the garrisons and they were with us.
      Here is also prepared holiday dinner:

      Behind the scenes was chicken soup, mashed potatoes with meatballs and a cake. Tea as needed...
      1. +4
        23 February 2023 12: 41
        Yuri Vasilievich with a holiday! All childhood and youth were spent in military camps. Mom, who just did not work. I am retired (working), my wife works in a clinic. Children Adults. The wife drives for a beer because of the computer, what kind of life? drinks laughing
    3. +7
      23 February 2023 10: 59
      Quote from Nikoha2010
      Happy holiday! My wife has a military man (medic), that's how she congratulated me today! All health, take care of yourself! And for our rear! drinks

      We have Moscow time, it's still early for lunch, we're just getting ready. Happy Holidays!
  9. +16
    23 February 2023 05: 31
    Since February 23!!! All the best, success and a peaceful sky above your head! good drinks
  10. +16
    23 February 2023 05: 41
    Happy holiday, servants! All health and success. Fighters fulfilling their duty to return home alive and with victory!
  11. +15
    23 February 2023 05: 57
    Happy holiday to all defenders and defenders drinks Victory will be ours soldier
  12. +25
    23 February 2023 06: 00
    Happy Holidays, comrades!
    Health, peace!
  13. +19
    23 February 2023 06: 03
    All real men with a holiday! Health to you and your family!
    I do not want to overshadow this day, so I wrote with a capital letter!
    Understand?
  14. +17
    23 February 2023 06: 06
    Happy Holidays! For the preservation of traditions!
  15. +18
    23 February 2023 06: 13
    Defender of the Fatherland Day-
    Not just a calendar day.
    And the day of valiant people, and honor,
    And lives given not in vain!

    Happy Holidays to all of you!
  16. +18
    23 February 2023 06: 18

    Happy Holidays to all members of the forum! Happy Soviet Army and Navy Day!
  17. +18
    23 February 2023 06: 24
    Happy holiday, comrades!
    Well, forgive me, to whom I answered rudely, offended or annoyed with what. Coming soon Post...
  18. +18
    23 February 2023 06: 31
    Happy Holidays friends!!! All the best and the best.
  19. +13
    23 February 2023 06: 32
    Happy Holidays, dear colleagues! soldier All the best and health! drinks

    1. +11
      23 February 2023 06: 37
      Quote: Sea Cat
      Happy holiday


      Personally, Konstantin! drinksWelcome back*! bully
    2. +8
      23 February 2023 06: 41
      Armor is strong, and our tanks are fast,
      And our people of courage are full
      1. +6
        23 February 2023 07: 59
        Quote from Korsar4
        Armor is strong, and our tanks are fast,
        And our people of courage are full

        That's for sure! But with the *picture*, more precisely, not everything is in order with the artist. laughing Noticed? bully
        1. +4
          23 February 2023 08: 44
          ! But with the * picture * more precisely, not everything is in order with the artist


          "The trouble is, if the cobbler starts the pies,
          And boots to stitch a pieman."
          I.A. Krylov
          request
          1. +6
            23 February 2023 08: 54
            the location of the machine gun and the driver's hatch are mirrored. the opposite should be. although not a tanker.

            PS the artist of the picture was disgraced. Yes
            1. +4
              23 February 2023 10: 46
              Quote: Nexcom
              the location of the machine gun and the driver's hatch are mirrored. the opposite should be. although not a tanker.

              Absolutely. Happy Holidays to you! drinks
              1. +1
                23 February 2023 12: 32
                You too, dear. drinks

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            2. +4
              23 February 2023 10: 49
              Quote: Nexcom
              the location of the machine gun and the driver's hatch are mirrored. the opposite should be. although not a tanker.

              PS the artist of the picture was disgraced. Yes

              What is it, today they sent me a video with congratulations, on which the German tank "Tiger".
              Again, some girl pulled a picture from the Internet and added it.
              1. +1
                23 February 2023 11: 48
                What's more, take a look at this. It's not just some girl who messed up. wassat

                1. 0
                  23 February 2023 13: 44
                  Quote: Sea Cat
                  What's more, take a look at this. It's not just some girl who messed up. wassat


                  Yeah ... "congratulated" is called.
                2. +1
                  23 February 2023 14: 48
                  Quote: Sea Cat
                  What's more, take a look at this. It's not just some girl who messed up.

                  And this?

                  laughing laughing laughing
        2. +5
          23 February 2023 08: 56
          Safety precautions should be in everyone's blood. Or at least a sense of self-preservation.
  20. +17
    23 February 2023 06: 33
    To defend the homeland is our glory, it is our duty, we will be ready and we will be worthy of it.
    Happy holiday comrades !!! soldier
  21. +20
    23 February 2023 06: 44
    ,
    Happy Holidays, those involved, especially the guys in the NWO!
  22. +13
    23 February 2023 06: 49
    Under Alkash, I remember, they wanted to postpone this holiday to another day, but nothing happened ...
    1. +12
      23 February 2023 08: 08
      Quote: Luminman
      Under Alkash, I remember, they wanted to postpone this holiday to another day, but nothing happened ...

      February 23 was, is and will be! Happy holiday, my dears! To all who have served and are serving! All those who stand three shifts in the shops. Everyone who works in hospitals. Be healthy and return home soon with a VICTORY!
    2. +8
      23 February 2023 10: 45
      Quote: Luminman
      Under Alkash, I remember, they wanted to postpone this holiday to another day, but nothing happened ...

      The drunk was transferred to the next world to hell in a frying pan.
      There he is dear.
  23. +15
    23 February 2023 07: 26
    Happy holiday to all involved, yesterday, today! Strength and health!
  24. +12
    23 February 2023 07: 41
    Happy Holiday !!! drinks

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  25. AMG
    +18
    23 February 2023 07: 43
    A howl is heard across the ocean, enemies threaten war and hell. But our gunpowder is always dry, we remember the battle at Stalingrad! Happy Holidays!
    1. +9
      23 February 2023 10: 17
      Quote from AMG
      A howl is heard across the ocean, enemies threaten war and hell. But our gunpowder is always dry, we remember the battle at Stalingrad! Happy Holidays!


      Unbreakable and legendary.
      Knowing the joy of victory in battles,
      You beloved, native army
      Sends our homeland a hello song!
  26. +20
    23 February 2023 07: 44
    Happy Defender of the Fatherland Day to everyone who served and is serving, and those who are 50 hit you guys on the Day of the Soviet Army and Navy additionally.
    Health to all and everyone who is on the front end to return home.
    1. +7
      23 February 2023 08: 23
      it's already 52 ..... uhh, how it was all a long time ..... Yes
      1. +5
        23 February 2023 11: 58
        Quote: Nexcom
        it's already 52 ..... uhh, how it was all a long time ..... Yes

        75 ... sad
  27. +16
    23 February 2023 07: 59
    Happy holiday to all, Happy Defender of the Fatherland Day! Oh how young we were. When I look at this Alyosha, memories immediately press down!

  28. +12
    23 February 2023 08: 16
    Congratulations to the site and all users on the Defender of the Fatherland Day!
  29. +13
    23 February 2023 08: 24
    Happy holiday to all the defenders of our Fatherland! Health and fortitude to you!
  30. +7
    23 February 2023 08: 56
    As usual, everything is in a heap. First, on February 23, nothing happened. Secondly, the same Red Army of 1918 fought against the capitalists, landowners and imperialists. That army is the fruit of the socialist revolution.
    1. +8
      23 February 2023 09: 12
      Our Army, it is always People's and its task is to protect its home, its loved ones and relatives. Well, and not docking and contradictions, there will be some more time until we return socialism.
      Happy Holidays to all, men and fighting girlfriends!
      1. +5
        23 February 2023 09: 14
        Come on, and who will give you back, Putin and co.? Here, just proclaimed the freedom of business - earn! - Putin's slogan)
    2. +11
      23 February 2023 09: 21
      Stop it, this is Our Day: servicemen, non-servicemen, it doesn't matter: who held the shovel, who held the machine gun .... It doesn't matter! This is our day...
      Spring is coming soon!...
      1. +5
        23 February 2023 10: 07
        Those who fell away from the army are also defenders?
        1. +6
          23 February 2023 10: 41
          Quote: tonicio
          Those who fell away from the army are also defenders?

          Why immediately slumped? And those who worked and are working in the defense industry, like my wife, they have nothing to do with the defense of the Fatherland?
          But the attitude towards those who have fallen is unambiguous.
        2. +2
          23 February 2023 12: 36
          Quote: tonicio
          Those who fell away from the army are also defenders?

          I met retired young men who were proud that they gave bribes and were not called up ... They considered it below their dignity ...
          These are not defenders. It was these people who fled from mobilization ...
          God be their judge... February 26 - Forgiveness Sunday:
          “For if you forgive people their trespasses, your Heavenly Father will also forgive you, but if you do not forgive people their trespasses, then your Father will not forgive you your trespasses.”

          hi
  31. PN
    +10
    23 February 2023 09: 06
    Happy holiday defenders of the fatherland!
    PS Defenders of the fatherland are: WWII veterans who went through Afghanistan, Chechnya, Syria and those who defend the fatherland in the Donbass!
  32. +13
    23 February 2023 09: 19
    Happy 105th anniversary to everyone involved!
  33. +11
    23 February 2023 09: 35
    Happy Holidays!
    Especially those who are now performing combat missions!
    I wish them to finish their work as soon as possible and return home safe and sound.
  34. +10
    23 February 2023 10: 08
    When I put on my uniform and took the oath, that day was the Day of the Soviet Army and Navy. That is how it will remain for me.
    1. +10
      23 February 2023 10: 38
      Quote: Rosemary
      When I put on my uniform and took the oath, that day was the Day of the Soviet Army and Navy. That is how it will remain for me.

      And for me. Service in the Soviet Army 1974-1976 Red Banner Far Eastern Military District.
  35. +8
    23 February 2023 10: 35
    Happy Holidays to all who served, serves, on a campaign, on patrol, at a post, and of course to those who are now again with weapons in their hands, protecting our Motherland From the fascist reptile!
  36. +12
    23 February 2023 10: 40
    Happy Soviet Army and Navy!

    hi drinks soldier
  37. +13
    23 February 2023 10: 56
    Something to me today somehow is not "congratulated"! I am thinking now about those who are not at the "holiday" table on February 23; and on the armor of the BMP, the frame of the gun, in the tank turret, the helicopter cockpit ...
    I don't congratulate...I just wish them to Win and stay Alive!
  38. +9
    23 February 2023 11: 21
    Happy Soviet Army and Navy!
    Special congratulations to all the soldiers on the front line.
  39. +7
    23 February 2023 11: 49
    Dear OUR men!!! Husbands, brothers, fathers, sons, classmates, classmates...
    I want to congratulate YOU ALL on the Day of DEFENDERS not only of the Fatherland, but also of all countries on planet Earth. Russia is the ONLY country in the world that (represented by OUR warriors) WE PROTECT ALL the peoples of the World. PROUD of my beloved Russia!!! I'm proud of YOU, OUR WARRIORS!!!
    I beg B ... let YOU PROTECT ... (to tears ...).
  40. +6
    23 February 2023 11: 59
    Happy Holidays everyone! Fortitude and courage to those who are now defending the Fatherland.
  41. +7
    23 February 2023 12: 00
    Happy Holidays to all, good health to all
  42. +1
    23 February 2023 22: 15
    Dear forum users! From the bottom of my heart I congratulate all of you on the 105th anniversary of the creation of the Red Army and its successor, the Soviet Army! I wish you all health, optimism, well-being, and ... faith that Victory will be ours! Sincerely, a military pensioner. hi
  43. 0
    24 February 2023 18: 44
    This is the worst holiday on February 23rd in my life. Even in the first and second Chechen wars, there was pride in the military, for conscripts, for commanders who did everything they could to defeat the enemy, despite the fact that the army was ruined, plundered and not financed. Times were such, terrible, gangster. And it seems that everything has improved over the years, beautiful parades, exercises and pretentious exhibitions, games, maneuvers. Until February 24, 2022. And then ... The shameful pages of the army and navy, aviation, command. It turned out that there was no army. The army is only in parades and ostentatious exercises. And the methods and methods of warfare since the 70s. And heavy losses due to stupid command, mediocre leadership. And the technique is over as it quickly. And now we are dragging stocks from storage, the old ancient one. And the false Defense Ministry with their destroyed air defense and aviation of Ukraine in the first 2 weeks, and the flight of troops called "relocation" ... It's like taking off rose-colored glasses. The whole country. And now February 23rd. Defender's Day. We have been actively defending the Donbass for a year, but without results. And there is no end in sight to this.

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