on the Eve of Novosibirsk in 20 Russian cities were awarded the title of “City of labor valor”. Andrei Travnikov thanked all the city’s residents that they supported the initiative for nomination of Novosibirsk on competition of this rank.
Is the long – awaited news. The title of Novosibirsk is part of a series of remarkable events, which have continued from the beginning of memory and glory. I share the joy not only with the city’s residents – residents of the city and region. I share this joy with the residents of all 20 cities awarded with the title of “City of labor valor” Russian Federation”, – said the Governor.
the head of the region commemorated the workers of industry and agriculture who worked at the Novosibirsk region during the great Patriotic war of 1941-1945 and its logistical feat has brought Great Victory.
In the ceremony of laying flowers to the Eternal flame and the monument “Unity of front and rear” also took part the Plenipotentiary of the RF President in the Siberian Federal district Sergei Menyailo, the Chairman of the Legislative Assembly of the Novosibirsk region Andrey Shimkiv, the mayor of Novosibirsk Anatoly Lokot, Chairman of the Council of deputies of a city of Novosibirsk Dmitry Asanzi, Metropolitan of Novosibirsk and Berdsk Nicodemus.
Recall that the initiative on the award of the Novosibirsk title of “City of labor valor” was approved in January 2020 at the meeting of the regional organizing Committee “Victory”. It was supported by labor groups, the public, veterans, representatives of political parties and Patriotic movements, local self-government.
In the course of voting on amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation the initiative about assignment of a rank supported by more than half a million people – residents of the city and region.
during the great Patriotic war in Novosibirsk has become one of the most important logistic centers of the country, where the Victory was forged, and its inhabitants showed a mass labor heroism and made a significant contribution to the defeat of fascism. On January 1, 1942, the Novosibirsk took the production capacity of 31 evacuated enterprises. Along with the enterprises of defense, the city on the Ob got a second residence four research Institute, eight construction and installation of the trusts and project organization 15 construction companies.
Also in Novosibirsk were placed at least 23 hospitals. Only for the years of 1941-1943 they were treated for 250 thousand people.