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Lithuania has honored memory of the dead in World War II - RIA Novosti, 5/9/2017


On one of streets of Vilnius, Lithuania. Archival photo
VILNIUS, on May 9 — RIA Novosti. Thousands of residents of Lithuania have gathered on Tuesday in places of burial of the Soviet soldiers of the dead at the time of World War II, "The immortal regiment" has marched in Vilnius, Klaipeda, Kaunas, Alytus, Siauliai and other cities Baltic республики.© RIA Novosti. Alexey Filippovpereyti in фотобанкВ to Lithuania on May 9 there will pass columns of "An immortal regiment" At the main memorial at the Antakalnissky cemetery in Vilnius on Tuesday the flower-laying and wreaths to the Eternal flame has taken place. Representatives of diplomatic services of Russia and Belarus, members of public organizations, politicians and representatives of orthodox church have observed a minute of silence in memory of the died soldiers. "This year we celebrate the 72nd anniversary of the victory over fascist Germany. For all of us on May 9 is a great date, a sacred holiday – day when all country pays a tribute to the memory and respect of people who at the price of the life have defended the Homeland, have protected the families and the people. Current veterans, and today not many less than two thousand, absolutely still young fighters live in Lithuania, battled on an equal basis against all and have exempted from fascist evil spirits not only all Europe, but also all mankind" — the ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Russia in Lithuania Alexander of Udaltsov.© of RIA Novosti has told. Elizabeth Isakovav Basel for the second time the action "An immortal regiment" has taken place He has added that polls in the West have revealed that the most part of present youth considers that the victory in World War II was won by Americans, military of Great Britain and only 13% of the interviewed youth have specified that the victory was won by the former Soviet Union. "We know who actually has won a victory, and nobody ever will force us to think differently" — he has told. The ambassador of Belarus in Lithuania Alexander Korol has noted that "it is impossible to forget about that, what happened earlier, it is necessary to estimate correctly and today's events". Thousands of vilnyusets decorated with St.George's Ribbons with red carnations have carried flowers to a memory memorial in hands. This year the stock "Immortal Regiment" has taken place in Vilnius, Klaipeda, Kaunas, Siauliai, Alituse.© of RIA Novosti. Vladimir Pesnyapereyti in фотобанкИзраиль has celebrated the Victory Day processions of veterans and "An immortal regiment" "my grandfather was at war at the time of World War II, in the 43rd year he was wounded at borders with Poland, I couldn't but come here today. It is a Victory Day of all people who battled against fascist Germany, and it is a pity that today many don't understand it" — Victor laying flowers at a memorial has told RIA Novosti. In 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 Sovetskog are buried

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