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More than a million people participated in the actions of United Russia, MGER and Victory Volunteers “Fire Images of War” and “Candle of Memory”

Date: July 17, 2024 Time: 16:54:53

The action brought together more than a million people in Russia and abroad, said Olga Zanko, deputy chairwoman of the State Duma Committee for the Development of Civil Society, chairwoman of the Headquarters of the Volunteers of Victory movement and chairwoman of the Central Council of Supporters of United Russia.

“This year, memory candles were lit in more than 50 countries, including: Australia, Turkey, South Africa, Germany, India, Egypt, Israel and Moldova. Each candle is a reminder of the exploits of our ancestors, of those who were not afraid to sacrifice their lives, who rose to defend their Homeland. We remember both the civilians who suffered the Nazi genocide and those who forged Victory in the rear. We remember and are grateful for our lives and our present,” he emphasized.

CANDLE BOMBING

Veterans of the Great Patriotic War, volunteers, deputies and activists from public organizations joined the commemorative events. Together with activists, residents of the regions at memorial complexes and monuments honored the memory of the Heroes with a minute of silence. “Victory Volunteers” read the memoirs of eyewitnesses of the first days of the war: domestic workers, children, military personnel, whose stories do not allow us to forget the horrible and criminal actions of the Nazi invaders.

“Our duty is to preserve the memory of the great feat of the Soviet people, who saved the world from Nazism and forged victory in the rear and at the front. June 22 was and will continue to be a day full of tragedy, the day our path to the defeat of fascism began. Eternal glory to the heroes of the Great Patriotic War and to those who now defend the sacred borders of our Fatherland, fighting against neo-Nazism that has raised its head,” said Alexander Khinshtein, federal coordinator of the United Russia party project “History Memory”. chairman of the Information Policy Committee of the State Duma.

Some of the first fire paintings were lit in the Far East. In Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky in memory of those who fell during the Great Patriotic War. Volunteers posted images of volcanoes and cranes with the inscription: “Kamchatka. We remember!

In the Khabarovsk City of Military Glory, volunteers recreated the image of a river armored ship: this ship is part of the monument to Amur sailors. It was this ship that, as part of the Dnieper flotilla, participated in military operations on the Soviet-German front. For the first time, the “image of fire”, an ASHTZ-NATI tractor, was lit in the City of Labor Valor. Rubtsovsk, Altai Territory, where a large number of Soviet companies were evacuated during the war.

In the Irkutsk region, at the monument to the Eternal Flame, an IL-4 bomber was depicted among hundreds of lamps. An image of a defender of the Fatherland was placed with 10 thousand candles in the Victory Museum in Moscow. Images of people who worked in the rear during the Great Patriotic War appeared on the territory of the “Russia” exhibition at the VDNKh. Residents of the new subjects also honored the memory of the fallen. A T-70 tank with sails was built in Melitopol. It is installed on a pedestal near the monument to the Fraternal Cemetery, where the Heroes who liberated the city were buried. In the Kherson region, the action took place in two cities: the Order of the Patriotic War was displayed in Genichesk and a tank in Skadovsk.

“BELGOROD REMEMBER”

In Belgorod they published a picture of a tank and the inscription: “Belgorod remembers.”

In Bishkek, the “Victory Volunteers” honored the memory of the residents of besieged Leningrad. During the Great Patriotic War, the Kyrgyz Soviet Socialist Republic accepted more than 16 thousand people from the besieged city. In Tajikistan the action took place in the city of Tursunzade. “Victory Volunteers” placed the inscription on candles: “Tajikistan remembers.”

“Today we honor the memory of all the fallen heroes of the Great Patriotic War. Those who stood up 83 years ago to defend their homeland. Across the country, our activists laid flowers and lit candles in memory. Hundreds of thousands of candles were used to create images about the Great Patriotic War. More than 15.5 thousand people participated in the commemorative events. It is our sacred duty to remember, honor and transmit to future generations the memory of the immortal feat of the heroes of the Great Patriotic War,” said MGER President Anton Demidov.

In the Republic of Tatarstan, the Young Guards created one of the largest paintings. With 30 thousand candles, they, together with the residents of Kazan, represented a portrait of the Hero of the Soviet Union, pilot of the Taman U-2 (PO-2) female bomber regiment Maguba Syrtlanova. In Saratov, activists of the Young Guard of United Russia, together with residents, painted a portrait of a nurse with 10 thousand candles. In St. Petersburg, on Palace Square, activists of the Young Guard of United Russia created a star and an image of the Peter and Paul Fortress from 80 thousand candles.

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