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Major General of the Internal Service Valery Usachev joined the All-Russian Action “Candle of Memory”, which took place on Victory Square, and laid flowers at the Glory Memorial.

The Governor of the Altai Territory Viktor Tomenko, Chairman of the Altai Territory Legislative Assembly Alexander Romanenko, the head of the city of Barnaul Vyacheslav Frank, heads of the executive authorities of the Altai Territory and law enforcement agencies, representatives of veteran and public organizations took part in the commemorative events.

June 22 is a special date in the history of Russia. It was on this day that 80 years ago, the address of the USSR People’s Commissar for Foreign Affairs Vyacheslav Molotov about Germany’s attack on our country was broadcast.

The day before, on June 21, an hour before midnight at the Glory Memorial in Barnaul, “Candles of Memory” were lit – as a sign of deep respect for the veterans of the Great Patriotic War. The participants laid flowers on the central monument – to the Farewell sculptural group, to the monument with the names of Barnaul residents – full holders of the Order of Glory and Heroes of the Soviet Union, as well as to the names of the fallen soldiers of the Altai Territory placed on the walls of a symbolic concrete redoubt.

In the morning, a ceremony of laying flowers at the Glory Memorial took place.

Press service of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia for the Altai Territory

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