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In Vladivostok, at the 30th pier of the Korabelnaya embankment, the grand opening of the square and a memorial sign in honor of the heroism of the Pacific sailors who died in the battle in the Tsushima Strait on May 27, 1905 during the Russo-Japanese War took place.

The ceremony was attended by representatives of the command and the Military Council of the Pacific Fleet, top officials of the city, veterans and public organizations.

To the sounds of a military orchestra, the guests of the event laid flowers at the memorial sign, after which a rally took place on the occasion of the opening of the monument.

For reference:

Tsushima battle – the largest battle at sea during the Russo-Japanese War of 1904-1905. It took place on May 27 (May 14, old style), 1905 in the Tsushima Strait. The battle was preceded by a long transition of the Second Pacific Squadron under the command of Vice Admiral Zinovy ​​Rozhdestvensky from the Baltic to the Far East. Despite the heroism shown by the Russian sailors, the victory in the battle was won by the Japanese squadron, stronger in composition, and better equipped.

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