The action “Immortal regiment” has collected almost 45 thousand participants in Kursk
May 9, 2016
In Kursk participants of "Immortal regiment" of nearly 45 thousand people passed from the square Perekalskiy to Red Square, where they held a rally-requiem. The construction of the column began at 11:00 am, the procession itself - at 12:00.
Registration takes place on the site of the Center of historical and cultural heritage of the city of Kursk, but it was not mandatory for participation in the action. Join the march people could at intersections with streets Lenin Street Peace, Garden, Zelenko and about Drama.
The protection measures provided more than 900 police officers and representatives of private security forces and DND.
Celebrations to mark the celebration of 71 anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War, started in Kursk at 9:00 on the Red Square with the laying of wreaths and flowers to stele "Heroes - kuryanam". Traditionally, wreaths and flowers were laid at the memorial complex "Kursk" to stele "Kursk - City of Military Glory" monument to Marshal of the Soviet Union Georgy Zhukov and the Eternal Flame. Then the celebration continued at the Memorial to the fallen in the Great Patriotic War, which raised nearly a minute of silence in memory of those killed in the war. Wreaths of flowers were laid at the Eternal Flame, Monument to the sailors ASMC "Kursk", the Soviet soldier-liberator.