Red Army man remains were buried at Zelenograd cemetery
Red Army man Ivan Khvorostukhin’s remains were buried at Zelenograd municipal cemetery. He missed in action in November 1941, and in 69 years his remains were found in Odintsovskiy district.
Earlier in Slodiers Stars communal grave 6 nameless Red Army men were buried. Ivan Khvorostukhin is the first to be identified in this grave.
Ivan Khvorostukhin’s remains were found during the search operation of Ilya Muromets military patriotic club in Odintsovskiy district, between Minskoe and Mozhaiskoe highways. During the battle of Moscow Mozhaiskaya defense line was there.
The burial ceremony was opened by Zelenograd prefect A. Smirnov.
Many family members of Ivan Khvorostukhin live in Zelenograd. His younger son Anatoly was present at the ceremony.
A. Smirnov presented A. Khvorostukhin with the Russian Federation flag and his father’s helmet.
Zelenograd prefecture carries out the work on memorializing of 473 Red Army men killed in action during the battle of Moscow near Kryukovo railway station. The opening ceremony of the renewed monument to the Red Army men is planned to be held on the 5th of December 2011, the 70th anniversary of the battle of Moscow.