The program aims to enhance the interest and knowledge of the young generation related to the significant events in Russian history and historical figures whose lives are an example of service for the sake of the Motherland. The program includes historical conferences, the erection of monuments dedicated to the heroes and milestones of Russian history, as well as commemorative events.
During the first years of the program’s implementation, events to commemorate the names of Baron Alexander von Stieglitz, Count Fyodor Golovin and legendary pilot Endel Puusepp were held.
In 2011, events were held in Ulyanovsk to commemorate Nikolay Karamzin, the outstanding writer, poet, thinker, journalist and historian.
In 2012, a monument was unveiled in Oryol to honor eminent Russian commander and politician General Alexey Yermolov. Also, festive events were held to commemorate Reverend Ephrosia, Great Princess of Moscow, along with a theme-based competition for children’s works as part of the project.
In 2013, the program was implemented to commemorate Admiral Gennady Nevelsky, the outstanding navigator and researcher of the Far East, and Count Ioannis Kapodistrias, the Russian diplomat and the first President of Greece (1827–1831), holder of the order of Andrew the First-Called (1776–1831).
In 2014, events were held to commemorate the name of Field Marshall General Prince Peter Wittgenstein, the hero of the Patriotic War of 1812, when the monument to the great commander was unveiled.
In 2015, festive events and the unveiling of a monument took place to honor Count Mikhail Miloradovich, the outstanding Russian politician and commander, General Governor of Saint Petersburg and holder of the order of Andrew the First-Called.
In 2016, the Foundation of Saint Andrew the First-Called and the Center of National Glory held festivities in Greece to commemorate Grand Duchess Olga Romanova, the Queen of Greece.