Primus inter pares

International Students Congratulated War Veterans with the Victory Day

Visit to War veterans.JPGOn the eve of the 68th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War over fascist aggressors international team of I.M. Sechenov First MSMU students visited a boarding house for veterans of war "Konkovo".

The boarding house is situated in a picturesque location in the green area of landscape reserve "Troparevo" (S-W part of Moscow). It occupies a building of 12.7 thousand sq.m. on a plot of 1.65 ha. The boarding house is intended for comprehensive health and social services for the participants and invalids of the Great Patriotic War (WWII, 1939-1945). The average age of its 151 residents is 88 years old, and there are long-livers: 43 persons reached the age of 90 – 99 years, and 1 – of 100 years.

Sechenov students congratulated veterans with the Victory Day and presented them a small concert of popular songs and dances which was given a warm welcome. Then followed a hearty talk with war veterans that caused interest of both parties.

Thanking Sechenov students for their visit veterans expressed hope to see them as frequent guests.

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29.04.2013

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