On May 9, thousands of citizens with portraits of their grandfathers and great-grandfathers, fathers and mothers marched along Krasnaya Street in a single march. The deputy of the State Duma walked in the column of the “Immortal Regiment” through the streets of the regional capital.
The procession began from Pashkovskaya Street and moved to the “Eternal Flame” on the street. North. Svetlana Bessarab carried a portrait of Sergei Prokopevich Bessarab, foreman of a battery of 45-millimeter cannons, a participant in hostilities on the Third Belorussian Front.
“We have been waiting for this event for two years: when again we will walk shoulder to shoulder with portraits of heroes through the streets of our cities and villages! Today the whole country, our whole region is celebrating the Great Victory! Each member of the column is overwhelmed with pride in their grandfathers. They defended their native land, saved it from fascism. And today, all the generations that grew up in peacetime give respect to the soldiers, the living and the departed. We remain a single whole, a people who will not forget and will not betray our victorious history, ”shared Deputy of the State Duma Svetlana Bessarab.