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70th anniversary of the complete liberation of Leningrad

Friday, 28 February 2014 18:15

January 28 at the Russian Centre of Science Culture in New Delhi opened an exhibition of the State Memorial Museum of the Defense and Siege of Leningrad comprising more than 50 photos of everyday life of the besieged Northern capital of Russia, posters and paintings of the war years, copies of historical documents.


Continuing the celebration of the complete liberation of Leningrad from siege, from 29 to 31 January the RCSC has organized a set of activities, including lectures-cum- presentations for students of the Institute of the Russian Language, RCSC, demonstration of the documentary by S.Loznitsa “Blockade” and, of course, overview of the photo exhibition. Address of St. Petersburg Governor G.S. Poltavchenko to veterans – participants of the defense and residents of besieged Leningrad was also read out.

On behalf of the RCSC, Deputy Director Anastasia Khokhlova and Director of the Institute of the Russian Language Tatiana Shipilova shared information on the longest battle of the Great Patriotic war – the Battle of Leningrad, everyday city life during the siege, deeds of the heroes who defended their homeland despite any hardships.
The Indian audience with empathy and interest responded to the information provided, many asked questions and commented on what they saw and heard, admiring the power of the spirit of the wartime people.
Photo exhibition dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the complete liberation of Leningrad from siege will continue until February 1.

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