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In the Northern Capital have honored memory of the victims of the Siege of Leningrad



throughout at about 50 in the afternoon platforms in various districts of the city will be read names of those who have died in blockade. The delegation of the management and legislative assembly of the region headed by the governor Alexander Drozdenko has taken part in her. Today 100 citizens of besieged Leningrad live in the regional center. Any your announcement, a photo, verses, prose — is free! At 15:00 before the Memorial museum of defense and Siege of Leningrad in Solyanoy Lane, the house 9 will take place a city commemorative event at which the St. Petersburg actors with the participation of choreographic ensembles and children's on-stage performance groups will make a speech. At the Piskarevsky cemetery in St. Petersburg the flower-laying ceremony to a monument of the Motherland in memory of the victims of the Siege of Leningrad was held. Also by tradition in this day in various districts of St. Petersburg there takes place the flower-laying. For day solemn and mourning actions will take place in various districts of the city. It has lasted long 872 days for which Leningrad residents have born both raids of the German aircraft and shelling and cold winters and, of course, dreadful hunger.8 of September, 1941 the Siege of Leningrad which continued nearly 900 days has begun. The blockade ring has been broken through on January 18 the 1943rd. On January 27, 1944 Leningrad has been freed from blockade: after powerful approach of the Red Army in the course of the operation "January Thunder" the German troops have been rejected on 60-100 km from city borders. "We were stopped in Ryazan, and we have located here" — Lilia Denisova, the citizen of besieged Leningrad has told. To our city during blockade on "Road of Life" thousands of Leningrad residents have been evacuated from the besieged city, many of them became Siberians.
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