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The Soviet military burials in Austria have placed on Google maps - RIA Novosti, 9/2/2018


One of the Soviet military burials in Austria
VIENNA, 2 Sep — RIA Novosti, Margarita Kostiv. The research center "Pamyat" has finished the first part of the project on creation of the e-book of memory of the Soviet citizens who have died and buried in Austria during World War II, the president of the center Yulia Egger.© RIA Novosti / Alexey Vitvitsky has reported on Sunday to RIA Novosti to Pass into an image bank Lavrov has laid a wreath to the monument in the center of Vienna profaned the vandalamiissledovatelsky center "Pamyat" is a non-profit public organization which is engaged in the Soviet military and post-war history of Austria. By words Egger, on Google maps all are placed burials of Red Army men, prisoners of war known at the moment and the Soviet citizens stolen for forced labor who have died and buried in Austria now. "Every year to Austria on graves of the relatives who have died and buried during the Great Patriotic War and in the first post-war decade there come dozens of families, hundreds have made search queries in ITs Pamyat or search independently. We consider necessary to help the family to see a grave of the loved one even if the family can't visit burial in Austria. Now it is possible thanks to the photos placed on the card of the Soviet military burials, each of which is made employees of ITs Pamyat and protected by copyright. We are ready to provide gratuitously photos of brotherly burials and individual graves to relatives of the dead" — I have told Egger. The president of the research center has noted that on the card all are placed burials of the Red Army men, prisoners of war and civilians known today stolen for forced labor of the Soviet citizens. 226 burials located in 206 settlements in all federal lands of Austria are in total presented. The majority of burials (143) are mass graves.© RIA Novosti / Evgeny Biyatov to Pass into an image bank of the Federation Council wants to initiate recognition of a victory over Nazism the world heritage "Also work on creation of the map of the memorable places connected with history of World War II and the fate of the Soviet citizens in Austria is continued. 37 objects are already applied on her. These are monuments, memorials and commemorative plaques, photos and the short description of objects in the Russian and German languages are added" — I have added Egger. The project consists of three parts, and, by words Egger, the staff of the center plans to finish it to Victory anniversary. For creation of cards of burials and monuments the staff of the research center Pamyat uses materials of several independent sources, including archives of the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation, State archive of the Russian Federation, archives of settlements and federal lands of Austria, the chronicle of settlements, articles from the Austrian and Soviet press, the book and the magazines issued in different years.

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