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Interesting historical facts of the war period of 1904-1905 were told to the youth soldiers, as well as to the pupils of the “Cossack Outpost” club in the cultural and leisure center “Ocean”.

During the event, schoolchildren learned about the history of the formation of the Cossacks, and its modern directions of activity, enjoyed the performance of the Finist song theater under the direction of Marina Novikova.

In addition, in the foyer of the Okean cultural and leisure center, all those present could get acquainted with the rarest photographs as part of the military-historical exhibition “Partisans of Sakhalin 1904-1905”. The exposition included two directions. These are Orthodox churches built in the island region in the 19th-20th centuries, and five icons that are the patrons of the Cossacks.

In the second part of the exposition, the events of the Russian-Japanese war were presented, where voluntary squads of exiled settlers, consisting of peasants and convicts, representatives of Cossack communities, were directly involved in repelling the forces of the invaders.

All residents and guests of the Korsakov district could get acquainted with the unique archival photographs.

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