the Secretary of the Russian security Council Nikolai Patrushev paid tribute to the memory of the defenders of the city. Flowers to the monument “Motherland” brought the cadets of the Frontier corps of Federal security service, the veterans service. For many of them, the blockade is a personal, the most tragic page in family history.
according to official data, informs GTRK “Saint Petersburg”, Piskarevsky memorial buried 420 thousand residents of besieged Leningrad and about 70 thousand defenders of the city.
Text: GTRK “Saint-Petersburg”