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Berlin has laid wreathes to a memorial to the fallen Soviet soldiers - RIA Novosti, 5/9/2017


Memorial Tirgarten in Berlin
BERLIN, on May 9 — RIA Novosti, Margarita Kostiv. On the Victory Day in the center of Berlin in Tirgartena there has taken place the wreath-laying ceremony to a memorial RIA Novosti which has fallen Soviet воинам.©. Angelina Timofeevak to a memorial in Treptov-park in Berlin tsvetyuchastnik of a ceremony also have assigned have laid flowers at mass graves behind a memorial. Ambassadors and military attaches of Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Azerbaijan and Belarus, representatives of the federal authorities of Germany and administration of Berlin, and also journalists and residents have participated in an action. Wreathes have been laid to the colonnade which is on the highest point of a memorial on which poles names of the Soviet soldiers who have been killed in battles for Berlin are cut and noted by gold paint. The memorial open on November 11, 1945 Tirgarten has been created by sculptors Lev Kerbel and Vladimir Tsigal, and also the architect Nikolay Sergiyevsky. On both sides of a main entrance on pedestals there are two Soviet T-34 tanks. During the Berlin offensive operation in April, 1945 these tanks by one of the first have entered the city. Behind tanks two guns, by the volleys the fights for Berlin which have proclaimed the termination are installed. The eight-meter bronze statue of the Red Army man towering on the central pole symbolizes the end of war. The soldier holds weapon on a shoulder, his left hand is extended over the fallen fellow soldiers who are based at the bottom of a monument: the memorial is at the same time the cemetery, about two thousand servicemen are buried here.

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