The veterans of the World War II from Poland will take part in the events dedicated to the 66th anniversary of the fight by Lenino (Gorki district, Mogilev region). The numerous delegation from Poland including over 150 people arrived to revere the memory of those who died in Gorki area. They are the veterans of the World War II, young people and public representatives. The grand meeting took place near the Museum of Soviet and Polish battle cooperation.
According to Valery Malashko, the deputy head of Mogilev Regional Executive Committee, it's very remarkable that there are a lot of young representatives in the delegation. This fact is a sign of our future cooperation. The Soviet soldiers' grave in Poland is in a good condition. And Polish delegation witnessed our respect to polish soldiers.
October,12 1943near Lenino the first Polish infantry division named after T. Kostyushko under the command of Sigmund Berling entered its first battle with Fascists. The division was formed on the territory of the USSR. Patriots from Poland were armed with Soviet military machinery. 1711 Soviet and 502 Polish soldiers were buried in communal graves near Lenino. Now there is the Museum of Soviet and Polish battle cooperation here.