In St. Petersburg opened a monument to the dead submariners

Seraphim cemetery in St. Petersburg on Sunday unveiled a monument to the lost seamen-submariners. As have informed in a press-service of administration of the Governor Alexander Beglov, the ceremony was attended by Deputy chief of the Navy Vice Admiral Igor Mukhametshin, soldiers, native sailors.

the participants honored the memory of those killed in the line of duty with a moment of silence. Then there was a memorial service.

the Governor Beglov has promised to continue to support the families of sailors. In Saint-Petersburg and Peterhof several streets renamed in honor of heroes.

July 2, 2019, the defense Ministry of Russia reported that 14 of submariners died in a fire at a research submersible. On 4 July, defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said that the device was a nuclear installation, it is not damaged. July 5, four of them awarded the title of Hero of Russia, the others were awarded the order of Courage posthumously.