The Crimea: the year at home bank
On 18 March, 2015, representatives of the All-Russian Scientific-Research Institute of Aviation Materials (VIAM) within the Association of state scientific centers “NAUKA” took part in celebratory rally “We are together”, devoted to the anniversary of enter of the Crimea into the structure of the Russian Federation.
On the event, which was held at Vasil’yevskiy slope, the President of Russia, Vladimir Putin said: “The theme of the Crimea is a question not only a territory, which we have enough, but also the issue of historic sources of our spirituality and nationality, that makes us a united solidary nation.
The head of state remembered, that the year ago when the agreement about the enter of the Crimea into the structure of the Russian Federation had been written, the People of Russia had demonstrated a unique readiness and patriotism in support of residents of the Crimea and Sevastopol to come back to the home bank. “That time we understood and felt all together, how connection between generations and times was important, and remembered how much our heroic ancestors had done for our country.” – Vladimir Putin had reported.
The head of the Crimea, Andrej Aksenov, the chairman of State Council of the Republic of the Crimea, Vladimir Konstantinov, the governor of Sevastopol, Sergey Menyailo, the chairman of legislative Assembly of Sevastopol, Aleksey Chaly, a number of party leaders such as Gennady Zyuganov, Vladimir Zhirinovsky, Sergey Mironov and Vladimir Vasilyev took part in the rally.
The group “Lyube”, Larisa Dolina, Gregorij Leps, Alexzander Marshal and other Russian singers performed at the celebratory concert.
It should be noted, that on 21 March, 2014, a special general meeting was held at VIAM, where the staff of the institute expressed its support to the President of Russia concerning the idea of joining of the Crimea. An appropriate appeal to Vladimir Putin was accepted by the general voting.