On Alexander Suvorov’s birthday, November 24, the final stage of the contest “Suvorov Banner” was held on the Field of Mars, which determined the best cadets, not only in combat training, but also in history knowledge and essay writing.
This year, Saint Petersburg Suvorov military schools of the Ministry of Defense and the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the St. Petersburg Cadet Corps, the Cadet Fire and Rescue Corps, and several cadet schools took part in the competition. The jury recognized the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation as the best Suvorov school, which now owns the Suvorov banner for the next year. Cadet Schools’ staff, officers, and veterans of wars congratulated the winners and all participants. “Suvorovtsy,” cadets and military schools’ students – future defenders of the Fatherland – marched solemnly along the Field of Mars and laid flowers to the monument of the commander on Suvorov Square…
The contest was organized by the State Memorial Museum of Alexander Suvorov, the Council of: the Heroes of the Soviet Union, Heroes of the Russian Federation, and full cavaliers of the Order of Glory of St. Petersburg and the Leningrad Region, the St. Petersburg Suvorov Military School of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation.
Photo by Valeriya Suyevalova