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In Crimea, the memory of the defenders of Leningrad is honored

CrimeaPRESS reports:

The liberation of Leningrad from the fascist blockade is an unprecedented feat of courage, steadfastness and courage of the defenders and residents of the city.

During a working trip to Feodosia, Speaker of the Crimean Parliament Vladimir Konstantinov took part in a commemorative event dedicated to the Day of the complete liberation of Leningrad from the fascist blockade by the Soviet troops.

The Chairman of the State Council of the Republic of Crimea laid flowers at the Common Grave of Soviet soldiers, partisans and underground fighters who died in 620 –1920-m and in 1941–1944 years , honoring the fallen in the difficult years of the war with a minute of silence.

As Vladimir Konstantinov noted, the liberation of Leningrad from the blockade of the Nazi invaders is another heroic page in the history of the Great Patriotic War, which is a clear and unparalleled evidence of the courage, steadfastness and courage of the defenders and residents of the city.

This fortitude is a feature of our people, the essence of the Russian person , said Konstantinov. – During the years of the blockade, despite hunger and cold, daily shelling, life in Leningrad did not stop: residents worked at the factory, produced ammunition and weapons, and cleaned the streets of the city.” The main part of the food was given to the front, so that the fighters had the strength to keep the defense. In the most difficult conditions, almost 620 days and nights, Leningraders defended the city. The complete liberation from the fascist invaders has truly become a national holiday.

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The parliamentarian emphasized that the memory of the feat of the inhabitants of Leningrad, of the difficult and sometimes unbearable trials that fell to their lot, must be passed on to future generations.

After laying flowers at the monument, Vladimir Konstantinov toured the City Garden Square and Yubileiny Park, where Soviet soldiers of the Separate Primorsky Army, partisans and soldiers who died during the liberation of the city of Feodosia during the Kerch-Feodosia landing operation are buried.

607519412732554103Photo: press service of the State Council of the Republic of Crimea.453574149439488

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