June, 22 all the districts of Mogilev region held the action “Ring of Grief”. Buinichi field in Mogilev became the centre of the action. At 4 o’clock in the morning the memorial gathered representatives of Mogilev Regional and City Executive Committees, veterans of the Great Patriotic War, Komsomol members and pioneers, students – about 400 people.
Anatoly Lyubchenko, the head of Mogilev Regional Veterans’ Committee opened the ceremony. In his words, June, 22 is the day of people’s memory of those who died during the Great Patriotic War. They gained the victory over Fascists invaders at the expense of their own lives.
Valery Malashko, the deputy chief of Mogilev Regional Executive Committee, and Igor Vasilchenko, the first secretary of Mogilev Regional “BRSM” Committee, spoke about courage and valour of the soldiers whose heroism brought us peaceful life and work.
After the memorial prayer in memory of the dead heroes of the Great Patriotic War archpriest Andrei blessed the event.
The participants of the ceremony put flowers to the memorial. Garlands in memory of the soldiers and citizens died in that war were launched down “Lake of Tears”.