Putin laid flowers to the

Russian leader Vladimir Putin laid flowers to the monument “Boundary stone” in the Leningrad region, established in honor of the more than 60 thousand soldiers who died for the salvation of Leningrad. The monument is located on Nevsky heels in the Kirovsky district, where during the great Patriotic war, was wounded the father of the President.

Breakthrough of the siege of Leningrad happened 77 years ago. In honor of this momentous occasion, Putin will also lay flowers to the monument “Motherland” on Piskarevsky memorial cemetery in St. Petersburg, will meet with war veterans.

the ceremony was also attended by the Governor of St. Petersburg Alexander Beglov, Governor of Leningrad region Alexander Drozdenko and the Plenipotentiary representative in the northwestern Federal district, Alexander Gutan, RIA Novosti reported.

the Memorial complex “Boundary stone” opened on Nevsky Piglet in 1971. The metal on the obelisk the lines from the poem by Robert Rozhdestvensky. Part of the monuments of the Green belt of Glory of Leningrad.