The lane where the Turkish Embassy, asked to name in honor of the pilot of the downed su-24

The lane where the Turkish Embassy, asked to name in honor of the pilot of the downed su-24


MOSCOW, December 4. The Association “League of assistance for defense enterprises” (LSOP) sent a letter to the mayor of Moscow Sergey Sobyanin with a request to rename the alley of the capital, where is located the Embassy of Turkey in honor of Oleg Peshkov – deceased commander of the su-24 bomber, shot down Turkish military aircraft over Syria. About this informed the head of the League, first Deputy Chairman of state Duma Committee on industry Vladimir Gutenev.

“In my address received a petition Bureau member of the League of Alexey Aleshin of perpetuating the memory of the commander of the downed Turkish fighter jet in Syria bomber su-24M of Lieutenant Colonel Oleg Peshkov and the renaming of the 7th Rostovsky pereulok Moscow in honor of the Hero of Russia, pilot Peshkov. The majority of the Bureau members of the League supported this proposal,” – said Gutenev. According to him, “the corresponding letter addressed to the Mayor of Moscow Sergei Sobyanin has already been sent”.

In the text of the appeal, a copy of which is available, LSOP asks Sobyanin “to consider recommending to the City interdepartmental Commission on the name of territorial units, streets, subway stations, organizations and other Moscow facilities to rename the 7-th Rostovsky lane, Moscow, hosts the Embassy of the Republic of Turkey, in honor of the Hero of Russia Colonel A. Peshkov, O., who died November 24, 2015, from the forces of the Turkish air force in the area of the Syrian – Turkish border, with the subsequent installation of a memorial plaque, bust or monument”.

The Association “League of assistance for defense enterprises” currently unites more than 200 holding companies, corporations and enterprises, including JSC “Rosoboronexport”, JSC “United shipbuilding Corporation”, JSC “United aircraft Corporation”, JSC “Corporation “Uralvagonzavod”, JSC “East Kazakhstan region the Concern “Almaz – Antey”, the Association of technical universities.

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Putin: Turkey’s attack on the su-24 is a “stab in the back” of the Russian Federation, it will have serious consequences

Earlier, the Russian bomber su-24M was shot down by a missile “air-air”, released fighter F-16 from the Turkish air force.

One of the pilots was killed, another was rescued and taken to a Russian base. During the operation for the evacuation of the crew was also destroyed Russian helicopter Mi-8, resulted in the death of a marine-a soldier.

In Turkey claim that the downed plane had violated the country’s airspace. The Russian defense Ministry claims that the su-24M remained in the sky over Syria, and violated the border attacked a Turkish fighter.

The Russian General staff warned that Russia will destroy all potentially dangerous targets over Syria, and announced the deployment to the Syrian coast missile cruiser “Moskva” with the air defense system “Fort” (similar to s-300).