07 May 2014, Wednesday, 16:53

Over one thousand "St. George Ribbons" were distributed in Sterlitamaksky region

author: Alim Faizov

Yesterday in settlements of Sterlitamaksky region the first stage of the "St. George Ribbon" campaign was held dedicated to the Victory Day in the Great Patriotic War.

As reported by the Committee on Youth Affairs of the regional administration, 50 young volunteers handed over residents of villages black and orange ribbons symbolizing remembrance of the Great Victory and eternal gratitude to the veterans who liberated the world from fascism. The campaign started simultaneously in 20 settlements. For two hours the Young  Guard members have distributed more than one thousand ribbons. The final stage of the campaign will be held at the memorial stele of Roshinsky village on May 9. It will include literary and musical performance, solemn meeting and laying flowers ceremony.

The campaign is supported by the local branch of the "United Russia" party.