October 9 declared Day of Defeat of Nazi troops by Soviet forces in Battle for Caucasus (1943)

Source: President of Russia – The Kremlin – English

The Federal Law has established a new day in Russia’s combat glory: October 9 as the Day of the Defeat of Nazi troops by Soviet forces in the Battle for the Caucasus (1943).
The institution of a new day in Russia’s combat glory is aimed at perpetuating the memory of this historical event and will promote friendly relations between the people of the Caucasus.