The “Road of Courage” takes its start in Moscow on July 8

Top Quote The fifth anniversary Armored vehicles Rally "The Road of Courage" starts on Poklonnaya Hill on July 8 at 10:00 (Moscow time). End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) July 06, 2022 - The fifth anniversary Armored vehicles Rally "The Road of Courage" starts on Poklonnaya Hill on July 8 at 10:00 (Moscow time).

    The patriotic action will begin at the walls of the Victory Museum, within the framework of which flowers and wreaths will be laid at the Eternal Flame.

    The event was timed to coincide with the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Smolensk in the Great Patriotic War, but, due to the difficult epidemiological situation in the country, it was postponed to 2022 on the same dates.

    Crews of the Russian Guard, the Federal Security Service of Russia, members of the Pavlodar search squad "Panfilovshylar" from Kazakhstan, as well as delegates of public organizations of the Berezovsky district of the Brest region of the Republic of Belarus are invited to participate in the Armored vehicles Rally. They brought with them relics of the Brest land, which will be given to the Victory Museum.

    As a part of the patriotic campaign demilitarized Vechicles will drive along the Moscow — Rzhev — Vyazma — Smolensk — Bryansk — Ludinovo — village Petrishchevo — Moscow The participants will spend more than 40 hours on the road, having traveled 1300 km through the cities of Russia.

    The column will include restored equipment that was previously in service with the USSR army: BRDM-1, BRDM-2, BTR-40, as well as military vehicles: GAZ-24, GAZ-69, UAZ-469, ZIS-110, ZIL-157, GAZ-63, ZIS-5.

    In each of the cities of the route, flowers will be laid at the memorials of fallen Soviet soldiers, visits to places of military glory and the presentation of armored vehicles. The events will be held jointly with regional and municipal authorities, museums and public organizations.

    During the armored rally, the participants of the action will lay flowers at the Rzhev Memorial to the Soviet Soldier, dedicated to one of the bloodiest and most significant battles of the Great Patriotic War. On the way back to Moscow, the participants of the armored rally will visit the Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya Memorial Museum.

    “Unfortunately, last year the pandemic made its own adjustments, and we postponed our event to the same dates and kept the same route. The main task of this Armored Vehicles Rally to pay tribute to the memory of the heroes who fought for our Motherland during the Great Patriotic War, as well as the strengthening of cultural ties between Russia and other states" - emphasizes the organizer of the "The Road of Courage" action - "MILITARY TECHNICAL SOCIETY" - Alexey Migalin.

    The Armored vehicles Rally will be held with support of the Zvezda TV and Radio Company, the REGNUM news agency, the Equipment and Armament magazine, the ONT TV channel (Republic of Belarus), and the Military Review publication. The partners of the armored vehicles rally will be the Government of Moscow, Voentorg (TM Army of Russia) and lubricants manufacturer CUPPER.

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