Our city has earned this recognition! During the war in Novosibirsk evacuated dozens of factories, institutes, cultural institutions. 1418 days and nights the city’s residents stood at their machines, providing the front with ammunition, guns, equipment, ammunition and many others. They made a huge contribution to the victory of the Soviet people in the bloodiest war in the history of mankind, – said the mayor Anatoly Elbow.
the mayor reminded that the Novosibirsk already has the title of “City of labor valor and glory”, but it is public recognition.
– the honorary title “the City of labour valour” was a worthy gift to our veterans, home front workers and their descendants in the Year of memory and glory – the 75th anniversary of the great Victory, – said the mayor.
the initiative on the award of the Novosibirsk title of “City of labor valor” was made by city and regional councils of veterans. The idea was supported by the mayor Anatoly Elbow and many community organizations.
Expert opinion is to the petition on awarding the honorary title of Novosibirsk, at the request of Anatoly Elbow was prepared by the Institute of history, Siberian branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences and the Museum of Novosibirsk.
“the Workers of the city of Novosibirsk during the great Patriotic war of 1941-1945 showed the mass labor heroism. Their selfless labor they have made a huge contribution to the victory over fascism, ensuring the smooth production of military and civilian products. Enterprises of the city marked by high awards of the Soviet government, transitional Red banner of the State defense Committee and orders of the USSR. Employees of these companies awarded state awards and honorary titles of the USSR for merits before the country”, – stated in the historians of the certificate.
The “labor valor” will be installed stele with the emblem and the text of the relevant decree of the head of state. In addition, there will be fireworks on 1 may, 9 may and city Day.
Federal law “On the honorary title “the City of labour valour” the head of state signed on 1 March this year. This status is assigned to those towns that have made a significant contribution to the Victory in the great Patriotic war. They showed a mass labor heroism and dedication in the smooth production of the industrial enterprises located on their territory.