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On Tambov region have opened the 116th memorial in memory of the Great Patriotic War - RIA Novosti, 8/23/2018


TAMBOV, 23 Aug — RIA Novosti. The memorial complex "To the defender Otechestva — from grateful descendants", devoted to heroes of the Great Patriotic War, has opened in the regional center Dmitriyevka Tambovskoy of the region, it is the 116th monument in the territory of the region, the representative of the press service of regional administration.© of RIA Novosti/N has reported to RIA Novosti. Baud to Pass into an image bank with the Breast to tanks. Feats of participants Kursk битвыПо to his words are declassified, the complex has been constructed on donations of locals with the assistance of the Russian military and historical society and administration of the Tambov region. The adviser to the chairman of the Russian military and historical society Rostislav Medinsky became the author of the project of a monument. "Opening of a memorial this day is especially symbolical. In the center there is a monument to the hero on which creation the sculptor Denis Stritovich was inspired by the resident of Tambov, the Hero of the Soviet Union, the commander of the 322nd rifle division of the Voronezh front, the colonel Stepan Perekalsky. He has died during liberation of Kursk in February, 1943. Around a sculpture granite plates with surnames of 1871 natives of the Nikiforovsky district which has died on fronts of the Great Patriotic War are placed. Among them — six Heroes of the Soviet Union and three full gentlemen of an award of Glory" — the interlocutor of the agency has told. The head of administration of the Tambov region Alexander Nikitin, speaking at the monument opening ceremony, I have noted that the monuments devoted to the Great Patriotic War are built as memory, "that the most terrible hasn't repeated that exists — war". "In my opinion, it is one of the most beautiful monuments of Tambov region devoted to heroes of the Great Patriotic War. Imperishable memory fallen, eternal glory to live! Low bow to all who created this fine monument" — the press service cites words of Nikitin. The governor has noted that in the region the large-scale project "Historical Memory" is implemented: since 2005, in small settlements of Tambov region memorial complexes on which names more than 130 thousand natives of the Tambov region are immortalized open. Read other news of the region here>>

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