Sergey Shoygu: Rank of the Hero of Russia to me handed over for participation in peacekeeping operations

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The Minister of Defence Russian Federation Sergey Shoygu received a star of the Hero of Russia in 1999. The head of the military of department told, for what merits to it handed over this high award. "The first of numerous operations happened in 1992 to South Ossetia. We promoted a war stop, created and entered peacekeeping forces, parted the conflicting parties and cleared of mines the territory", – Sergey Shoygu in interview "reported to daily newspaper "Komsomolskaya pravda"". The Minister of Defence noted what exactly to South Ossetia he got acquainted with hospital in Mozdok. "Right after South Ossetia Abkhazia, in parallel with it – Transnistria went. In...

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