Residents of Yamal completed the Victory Day with candles of Memory
16:35 10 мая 2019
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The Victory Day in Yamal was completed with the traditional procession “Candle of Memory” and fireworks. In Salekhard hundreds of people carried lights to the Pantheon of the Victory.
“Candle of Memory” is the international action, the participants of which light candles annually on the eve of the Day of memory and sorrow on the 22nd of June, the Victory Day on the 9th of May and other memorable days in honor of 27 million people ceased in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945 and all fallen in battles for the Motherland. Decades later the memory about the victims of the war is united with the bright memory of representatives of the entire military generation of Soviet people, who with their heroic deeds at the battlefront, heroic work and hardships on home front won the Great Victory, which we inherited as the precious gift. In Russia, “Candle of Memory” became an important national act of solidarity along with the actions “The ribbon of Saint George” and “The Immortal Regiment”.