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In Convention and exhibition center “Patriot” in the suburban Alabino held a meeting with ambassadors and military attaches of several countries in Europe, Middle East, Africa and the Asia-Pacific region to create a multimedia gallery “Road of memory” in the Main temple of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation.

Before the representatives of foreign delegations with the report has acted the Deputy chief of Department of the Main military and political control of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation Colonel Karen bunyatova.

“Large-scale project “Road of memory” requires methodological work to identify sets of documents, reconciliation and manual deduplication database to merge information into a single entry by personnel. The correlation of archival documents, and create list of participants of the great Patriotic war will become a single database, with more than 30 million records about all the soldiers and officers who fought on the side of the red Army,” —said Colonel Karen bunyatova.

He also noted that “memory Road” is not only important socially significant project, but also to a large extent the project of moral. It is a tribute to the memory of the feat of millions of soldiers and war workers — anyone who their feats and selfless work approached long-awaited Victory, those who gave their lives on its altar.

“I would like to remind you, in achieving Victory was played by the social and political cohesion of the Soviet peoples. In the face of threats of enslavement and physical annihilation of the fascist German invaders, numerous peoples and nationalities, in fact, become one people,” — said the head of GUPO the armed forces, speaking to the ambassadors and military attaches.

Colonel Karen bunyatova also drew the attention of foreign guests on the need to accelerate the transfer of foreign States photos of heroes of the great Patriotic war.

According to him, currently the processed data for about 15 million people, with photo, about 1 million (of them uploaded on the website of “memory Road” over 315 thousand). In addition, stakeholders on the website uploaded over 2 thousand wartime letters.

In order for the special project could take part everyone on the website of the Russian defense Ministry launched the category of “Road of memory”, where you can upload photos and information about the participants of the great Patriotic war, who fought at the front or worked in the rear that will be included in the multimedia gallery.


The project “the Road of memory” is implemented by the Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation within the framework approved by the Russian President’s instructions on improvement of measures aimed at perpetuating the memory of victims at protection of Fatherland.

“Memory road” is a public single database on each participant of the great Patriotic war. Continued the “Road of memory” will find the largest monument with the names and portraits of the heroes of the war on the territory of the Military and Patriotic Park of recreation and culture “Patriot”, where is built the Main temple of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation.

To the temple complex a road of remembrance — a memorial dedicated to the millions of names of participants of the war, desperately fighting for their Homeland. Personal records, supplemented by portraits, will forever remain in the hearts of children.

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