In Grozny has passed moleben about health of the Hero of Russia Anatoly Romanov

© RIA Novosti / Valery Melnikova in photobacteria Anatoliy Romanov in the Cathedral of Christ the Savior in MoscowIn Grozny has passed moleben about health of the Hero of Russia Anatoly Romanov© RIA Novosti / Valery Melnikovite the image Bank

Orthodox prayer for the health of the Hero of Russia Colonel-General Anatoly Romanov was held in Grozny in October 1995, the company car, which was a Romanov, was blown up by militants, reports the press service of Regardie.

«Twenty ninth of February in the military units of the joint grouping of troops (forces) on the territory of the North Caucasus region, stationed in Chechnya, held a thematic meeting dedicated to the anniversary of the Hero of Russia Colonel-General Anatoly Romanov, as well as Orthodox prayers for his health», — is spoken in the message.

The Agency added that soldiers and officers told about the service the way of the warlord, in particular his command of the joint group of Federal forces in Chechnya in the mid-nineties. It was during this period, Romanov entrenched feature of the General-the peacemaker – his main goal he believed the removal of the protracted military conflict into a political channel, in order to protect the lives of soldiers, officers and civilians in Chechnya.

It is noted that in the United group of troops (forces) now are serving officers, to carry out combat missions under the command of Romanov. He is remembered as considerate and reserved person. According to them, he always knew how to listen to subordinates and make the right decision in complex situations in a rapidly changing operational environment was very high.

«Wanting to spiritually support the General Romanov, it’s been 23 years fighting for his life, members of a combined control room prayed for his health in the temple of the Holy Prince Dmitry Donskoy in Sochi», — added in the message.

Anatoly Alexandrovich Romanov was born on 27 September 1948 in the village of mykhailivka Belebeevsky area of Bashkiria. In 1995, Romanov appointed Deputy Minister of internal Affairs – commander of the internal troops of the MIA of Russia. In the same year, he led the Combined force in the North Caucasus. In October 1995, the company car, which was a Romanov, was blown up by militants under a bridge on the area Minute in Grozny. The General was severely wounded and since then bedridden.

The explosion killed his assistant, Colonel Alexander Zaslavsky, the driver of the car and one of the soldiers of the detachment of special purpose «Rus». Wounds and contusions received another 15 servicemen of internal troops who accompanied the column.

A presidential decree of 5 November 1995 for courage and heroism in the performance of a special assignment, Romanov was awarded the title of Hero of Russia. The General-the Colonel is an honorary citizen of Saratov.