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Belgium has honored memory of the died Soviet soldiers - RIA Novosti, 5/9/2017


Brussels. Archival photo
BRUSSELS, on May 9 — RIA Novosti, Alexander Shishlo. Wreath-laying to graves of the Soviet prisoners of war and participants of the Belgian Resistance at the central cemetery in the commune Ewer became the central event on the Victory Day in Brussels, the correspondent of RIA Novosti.© RIA Novosti tells. Said Tsarnayevpereyti in fotobankon battled for Estonia. In Maarda have buried remains Soviet воиновВ ceremonies the Russian Ambassador in Belgium Alexander Tokovinin, the permanent representative of the Russian Federation to the European Union and Evratom Vladimir Chizhov, the permanent representative of the Russian Federation to NATO Alexander Grushko, and also ambassadors and diplomats of the CIS countries, State Parties of the anti-Hitlerite coalition, the countries of Central and Eastern Europe, representatives of the General Staff of the Ministry of Defence of Belgium and the city hall of Brussels have taken part. By tradition wreaths and flowers are laid also by representatives of Russian Orthodox Church, heads of the organizations of veterans of the Belgian Resistance, heads of the organizations of the Russian compatriots, employees of the Russian foreign institutions, pupils of school to Embassy of Russia in Belgium. Memorial events, besides Brussels, are held to the Victory Day at 45 cemeteries of Belgium. In Belgium about 350 Soviet citizens, generally prisoners of war or citizens of the USSR who during war have been taken out for work in coal mines of Wallonia are buried. Many of them escaped from prisoner-of-war camp and joined groups of the Belgian Resistance. In memory of the Soviet soldiers and citizens who have died in Belgium the clergy of the diocese of Russian Orthodox Church makes memorial services in temples and at military cemeteries. Funeral church services are held in Brussels, Liege, Namur, Mons, Genk, Beringena and other cities.

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