With the honorary title the Tomsk residents of the regional center and the region congratulated the Governor Sergey Zhvachkin.

– the Tomsk special, reverent attitude to the preservation of the memory about the war. Not coincidentally, in Tomsk was born which became a worldwide movement “Immortal regiment”, – said Sergey Zhvachkin. Every second inhabitant of the region is not returned from the front lines, shedding blood for our country in the fight against fascism. No less was the contribution to the Victory of the rear of Tomsk, who took dozens of industrial enterprises from all over the Soviet Union. Here promptly deployed military hospitals. Tomsk arming and feeding the front. The residents day and night, sparing no effort, performed feats in the battlefield and in the rear.

the head of the region noted that the decision of the President on the award of the Tomsk high rank is a recognition of veterans, war participants, home front workers, many generations of Tomich.

– We are very grateful to the head of state. I sincerely congratulate all the residents! – said Sergey Zhvachkin.

to vote in support of the initiative on the award of the Tomsk honorary title of “City of labor valor” the people of the region during the national vote on the amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation. Recall that it was organized from 25 to 30 June and 1 July.

creating the application from Tomsk for the title of “City of labor valor” engaged in the initiative group, in March, a petition was adopted at a meeting of the Legislative Duma of Tomsk region. By law, the application with the expert opinion of the Russian Academy of Sciences has considered the Russian organizing Committee “Victory”. Earlier, commenting on the decision of the initiative group, the Deputy Governor on internal policy Sergey ilinykh said that for Tomsk the title of “City of labor valor” is not a formality but a tribute to the heroism of residents and all residents of the region, in the war, selflessly worked in the rear, their contribution to the Great Victory.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin July 2, has signed the Decree “About assignment of honorary titles of the Russian Federation “City of labor valor”. Honorary title was awarded to 20 cities, including Tomsk, – “for significant contribution to urban residents in the achievement of Victory in the great Patriotic war of 1941-1945, ensuring the smooth production of military and civil product industrial plants, their mass labor heroism and bravery”.