Press room


17 January 2012

Memorial erected in honour of soldiers and road workers on the M-1 Belarus highway to not go unnoticed

Issues of improving the Soldiers and Road Workers memorial complex located at km 71 of the M-1 Belarus highway were discussed on January 16 at a meeting of the commission of the State Company Avtodor called specifically for this purpose.

The commission, which was headed by the First Deputy of the State Company Avtodor, I. Urmanov, included: the Chairman of the Board of Veterans of NGO Rosavtodor, V. Maltsev, the Chairman of the Board of Road Veterans, M. Sukharev, the Deputy Chairman of the Central Committee of the All-Russian Trade Union of Road Transport and Road Maintenance, V. Lomakin, the representative of the Department of State Policy in Road Infrastructure of the Ministry of Transport of Russia, S. Sobolev, the head of the Administration of the Odintsovo Municipal District of the Moscow Region, N. Kondratyuk, the head of the municipal settlement of Kubinka, A. Budkov, the President of the Association of Road Design and Research Organisations RODOS, O. Skvortsov, the First Deputy General of the Self-Regulatory Organisation Not-for-profit Partnership Interregional Association of Road Builders SOYUZDORSTROY, N. Sazonov, the General Director of the National Chamber of Commerce and Industry CJSC, V. Dorgan, and representatives of the State Company Avtodor.

The commission meeting was also attended by Father Alexander (Grigoryants), a priest of the chapel located at the Soldiers and Road Workers memorial complex.

The participants of the meeting noted the importance and the need to develop the Soldiers and Road Workers memorial complex bearing in mind the reconstruction of the section of the M-1 Belarus highway at km 71 of the highway. The members of the commission heard reports from the General Director of Soyuzdorproekt OJSC, A Eremin, the Deputy General Director of GIPRODORNII OJSC, E. Buyanov, and the Director of the Moscow Branch of Institute Stroyproekt CJSC, A. Kusik, who presented the various alternatives for the development of the memorial complex. The participants of the meeting also discussed measures to maintain and improve the Primerenie (Reconciliation) memorial located at the burial site of German soldiers in the area and they agreed on further joint work for the systematic improvement of the memorial complex.