The 50th anniversary of the Soviet State and the foundation of the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic is being celebrated in Kiev.
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Background: The 50th anniversary of the Soviet State and the foundation of the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic is being celebrated in Kiev. A ceremonial united meeting of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Ukraine and the Supreme Soviet of the Ukrainian Republic took place in the October Palace of Culture. A speech was delivered by P. Bholest, first Secretary of the CC of the Communist Party of Ukraine. L.I. Brezhnev, General Secretary of the CC of the CPSU, stressed in his speech the outstanding merits of the people of Ukraine in the building of Communism in our country, in the struggle for the freedom and independence of the great Soviet State. L.I. Breshnev announces the Decree of the Presidium Of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR about awarding Ukraine the Order of the October Revolution. The Soviet Ukraine together with Leningrad, Moscow and the Russian Federation is among the first to be awarded the Order that was constituted at the 50th anniversary of Great October. The participants of he ceremonial meeting with great enthusiasm sent a letter if greeting to the CC of the CPSU, the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR and the USSR council of Ministers. A military parade was held in honour of the holiday of the people of Ukraine. Detachments of the Kiev Military district pass through the Krechatik. Armoured cars and rocket detachments end the ceremonial march in Kiev. On this day many participants of the demonstration reminded of the heroic past of the Ukrainian people, of the years of the Revolution, of Great Patriotic War. The festive demonstration of the workers of Kiev was a vivid demonstration of the fraternal friendship of the peoples of the Soviet Union.