every year them becomes ever less. Petersburg today accepts residents of besieged Leningrad, which at the time, the fate scattered not only throughout Russia but also in other countries. Today in Smolny was held the 28th Congress of the International Association of Leningrad siege.
according to GTRK “Saint Petersburg”, came 83 delegate. Waited for more, but not everyone is allowed health. The average age of the members of the Congress — ‘ 82. Every year at the Congress to discuss important issues relating to social protection blockade their treatment, travel on public transport.
This meeting was held in the eve of important dates: January 27 — the 76th anniversary of the complete liberation of Leningrad from the Nazi blockade. The Governor of St. Petersburg today highlighted the role of Association in memory retention. Also Alexander Beglov spoke about additional measures of support of residents of besieged Leningrad, which this year will provide from the regional and Federal budgets.
Text: GTRK “Saint-Petersburg”