The 70th anniversary of Slavgorod's liberation from German-fascist invaders was celebrated by numerous activities held on November 23. The information was provided by deputy chair of Slavgorod district executive committee Svetlana Ezerskaya.
A six-hour marathon in weight lifting will be held on September 25 at the stage of “Mogilev metallurgic plant”; it’s dedicated to Vitali Sitnikov’s attempt to set a new record. The repeated world record-holder from Mogilev will be lifting a 24-kg weight non-stop during six hours.
On August 19-21 “Tekhnolog” base of Mogilev State University of Food Technologies hosts this year’s sports and athletics meeting of students and young people. It is dedicated to the 70th anniversary of Mogilev’s heroic defence and a birthday of the Belarusian Republican Youth Union.
First virtual map of war events that took place 70 years ago was created by Mogilev’s scientists. The map makes it possible to follow the way of the German Army on the territory of Belarus in the summer of 1941.
Mogilev as well as the whole country celebrated the Independence Day. There were a number of festival grounds: 40 Let Pobedy Square, Sovetskaya Square, parks and streets of the city. Children, young people, adults congratulated each other on the occasion.
Today the students’ working group named after K.Simonov laid flowers to the memorial complex “Zemlyanka”. The group is represented by the students of Students of Mogilev State University of Food Technologies.
The first stage of “Along War Roads” action has started from “zero kilometer” point in Mogilev. 30 active members of the BRYU, “Belaya Rus” organization and Mogilev citizens went by cars along the route of Mogilev’s defense line in July 1941: Mogilev – “Buinichi Field” Memorial Complex – Soltanovka village – Chechevichi village.
Exhibition of documentary photography “Buinichi Field” has opened at Mogilev cinema theatre “Chyrvonaya Zorka”. One may see photos of different years there from 1941 to nowadays.
Multicoloured balls at Stars square, spotlights at Komsomolski park and the 40th anniversary of Victory park, as well as 120 light colours in Cheljuskintsev street. Mogilev is getting ready to celebrate the 70th anniversary of heroic defence of Mogilev and city birthday; in evenings the city already shins with illumination lights.
Different arrangements dedicated to Mogilev city birthday and the Independence Day of the Republic of Belarus on July 3 will end with a 30-volley salute, - colonel Yury Yunusov, commanding officer of 188 guards engineering brigade, told.
500 charges of a new type will be shotted at 11 p.m.
Today the guard of honour has taken over the watch of memory near Eternal Fire in Sovetskaya square and at “Buinichi Field” Memorial Complex. This day was chosen because on June 28, 1944 Mogilev was liberated from German invaders as a result of “Bagration” operation.
Now we know the name of one brave defender of Mogilev. Mortal remains and pieces of personal belongings of the Red Army’s soldier from Chelyabinsk region Semion Fedorov were found at the forest near Kadino village of Mogilev district. Specialists also found Fedorov’s waist belt, pieces of cartridge pouch, a water bottle and a spool of thread.
Mogilev is getting ready for festive and colourful celebrations of the City Birthday. In a month about 1000 of people will partake at theatrical performance dedicated to the 70th anniversary of battles in Buinichi Field of Mogilev. Pyrotechnics will be used and participants of the performance will wear uniform to imitate operations of the wartime.
This year is marked by the 70th anniversary of Mogilev’s heroic defence from fascist invaders. At anniversary day battles simulation will take place in Buinichi Field.