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In Lithuania on May 9 there will pass columns of "An immortal regiment" - RIA Novosti, 5/9/2017


Vilnius. Lithuania. Archival photo
VILNIUS, on May 9 — RIA Novosti. The civil stock "Immortal Regiment" in 2017 in Lithuania will become the third, persons interested to join an action and to support her become more and more, I have told RIA Novosti the initiator and the project coordinator in Vilnius Tatyana Afanasyeva-Kolomiyets.© of the Photo it is provided by nuclear heating plant publishing house "The smell of blood pursued me": war in memoirs of "An immortal regiment" "If two years ago we were 11 people, then this year us will become more. And the decision that we will organize an action "Immortal Regiment" was born at school at a PTA meeting" — the coordinator of a stock of RIA Novosti has told. Today initiators of the civil project in Lithuania have united with all coordinators of "An immortal regiment" in Europe, the public organization "Bridges of Generations" into which parents and seniors of the Vilnius schools, public organization of the Russian citizens of Rossa, priests and workers of temples, and also volunteers enter has joined her. This year the stock "Immortal Regiment" will take place on May 9 in Vilnius, Klaipeda, Kaunas, Siauliai, Alytus. In Vilnius the column of "An immortal regiment" will pass across the Antakalnissky cemetery to the main military memorial. For the first time the stock "Immortal Regiment" has taken place in Tomsk. Every year the geography of "An immortal regiment" extends, including all new cities and the countries. This year the action for the first time takes place also in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the procession will be held for the first time by also certain cities of the USA and the countries Evropy.© of RIA Novosti. Oleg Knorringpereyti in fotobankminoborona has published documents on atrocities of fascists in days of VOVV Vilnius the soldiers of the third Belarusian front who have been killed in battles for release of the capital of Lithuania are buried in the Antakalnissky cemetery. The memorial of memory of the Soviet soldiers at the Antakalnissky cemetery has been created in 1951. Same year remains of 3460 soldiers have been reburied. On three terraces of the southern slope and 14 terraces of east slope on mass graves 287 tombstones from red granite with surnames of the died soldiers are established. Opposite to the main monument and the Eternal flame five Heroes of the Soviet Union are buried. In the Paneryaysky wood Nazis from the middle of 1941 and until the end of August, 1944 have killed about 70 thousand Jews, over 29 thousand people of other nationalities, including Russians, Lithuanians, Poles, Roma remained to lie in the same place. On the place of executions the memorial under the open sky which first monuments have been established in 1948 rises. In 2013 the memorial has been completely restored and put in order.

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