On February 23, Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov received congratulatory telegrams on the occasion of the Day of the Defender of the Fatherland.
On February 23, Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov visited the expositions of the museums in the historical centre of Kazan. He proposed to consider forms of support to the Kazan and Tatarstan non-state museums. Private museums, in his opinion, should be included in the tourist routes and excursions programmes.
“Dear citizens of Tatarstan!
I sincerely congratulate you on the national holiday – the Fatherland Defender’s Day, reflecting the special role of the Army in history and today of our country. The Russian Armed Forces date back many centuries. The current soldiers are worthy successors of valor and glory Alexander Nevsky’s legendary warriors and troops, regiments of Peter the Great and genius Suvorov, soldiers of 1812.