Senior General Min Aung Hlaing visits Central Armed Forces Museum in Moscow, Russian Federation

Nay Pyi Taw August 25

Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, currently in the Russian Federation, accompanied by Maj-Gen Moe Myint Tun, Maj-Gen Soe Win and senior military officers from the Office of the Commander-in-Chief (Army), Myanmar Military Attaché (Army, Navy and Air) Brig-Gen Nyunt Swe and officials, visited the Central Armed Forces Museum in Moscow on 24 August evening.

First, the Senior General and party arrived at the Central Armed Forces Museum where they were welcomed by the director of the museum and officials. Then, the Senior General and party viewed round the booth of Russian civil war, the booth of weapons used in the 17th Century and 18th Century, the booth of invaded Russian Empire and the booth of the weapons used in the Second World War. An official from the museum conducted them round the booths.

The Senior General put a signature of record in the visitors’ book of the museum and presented the commemorative gift to the director of the museum. The director also returned the gifts to the Senior General.

The Senior General and party observed fighter planes, rockets and tanks used by Russia in successive eras at the booth outside the museum where the director explained facts about the weapons.

The Central Armed Forces Museum was established in 1919 with the booths of weapons used by Russia and its military opponent countries during the Second World War, the booths of civil war in Russia in the 20th Century, the booth of emergence of the Red Army through farmers, the booth of weapons used by German troops in the Second World War, the booth of arms seized from Nazis in Moscow Battle, booths on other facts about the history of Russian Armed Forces and the booths outside the museum.

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