June 27, Klichev district hosted the open regional forum of Russian and Belarusian veterans of the Great Patriotic War. It was timed to the 70th anniversary of liberating Belarus from fascist invaders.
During the requiem meeting wreaths and flowers were laid to the communal graves of partisans and innocent war victims at the memorial complex of war glory near Usakino village. The thematic theatrical music programme reconstructing life of partisans was staged in the open air. Participants of the meeting made a symbolic partisan fire, tried on soldiers porridge, and sang popular songs of that period.
Photo by Elena Goncharova, "Stsyag Savetau"