Serving the fatherland: events and names

The programme is aimed at raising the interest and knowledge of the young generation related to significant events in the history of Russia and historical figures.

Endowment deposit allows to maintain long-term systematic work in the borders of a program and to achieve best results.

As part of the programme historical conferences are held, monuments to commemorate heroes and milestones of the Russian history are erected,  commemorative events are organized.

During the first years of the programme’s implementation the events were held to memorialize the names of Baron Alexander Stieglitz, Count Fyodor Golovin and legendary pilot Endel Puusepp.

In 2011 events in honour of outstanding Russian writer, poet, thinker, publicist and historian Nikolay Karamzin were held in Ulyanovsk.

In 2012 ceremonial opening of the monument to outstanding Russian commander and political figure General  Alexey Yermolov took place in Orel. Also events dedicated to Saint Euphrosyne, Grand Duchess of Moscow, and the theme contest for children’s works were organized as part of the programme.

In 2013 the programme was implemented to memorialize outstanding navigator and explorer of the Far East Admiral Gennady Nevelskoy and Russian diplomat and the first President of Greece (1827-1831), the holder of the Order of Andrew the First-Called Count John Kapodistrias (1776-1831).

In 2014 events to memorialize the name of Hero of the Patriotic War of 1812 Field Marshal General, Prince Peter Wittgenstein were held. Also the monument to the great commander was erected.

In 2015 festive events and the unveiling of the monument to outstanding Russian political figure and commander, Governor-General of Saint-Petersburg, the holder of the Order of Andrew the First-Called, Count Mikhail Miloradovich were organized.

In 2016, in Greece, the Foundation of St. Andrew the First-Called and the Centre of National Glory organize festive events in honour of Grand Duchess, the Queen of Greece Olga Romanova.