In Moscow passes farewell to the Marshal by asulym

“Today we say goodbye to Dmitry Timofeevich by asulym, a man who passed a way from cadet to the Minister of defence. A man who all the time remained devoted to his cause, his country and everything that represents the history of the Russian state and the Soviet Union,” TASS quoted defense Minister Sergei Shoigu.

Photo: Nikolay Akimov, Vladimir Zavyalov / TASS What was Marshal Dmitry Yazov

According to the defense Minister, Yazov, even in the difficult time has not changed him and managed to stand on my own.

the Chief of the General staff Valery Gerasimov, in turn, was named Marshal of the outstanding Soviet military leader. “Dmitry Timofeyevich was versatile and a highly erudite person. Knew a lot of poetry and he wrote poems, wrote a lot of books,” he recalled.

Marshal of the Soviet Union Dmitry Yazov has died on 96-m to year of life as a result of a long illness. He participated in the great Patriotic war. From 1987-1991 he was head of the Ministry of defence. Dmitry Timofeyevich became the last commander, awarded the title of Marshal of the Soviet Union.