The first day of the war in Sevastopol, said the merge ceremony of Eternal lights

today the Whole country celebrates one of the most tragic dates in its history — the day of the great Patriotic war. The cities and regions held numerous actions in memory. According to information service “News.Sevastopol”, aired on TV channels “Russia 1” “Russia 24”, on Nakhimov square held a solemn ceremony — the merging of Eternal fire.

the Torches that were lit on three memorials — the Sapun hill, Malakhov Kurgan and the monument of the Sailor and Soldier, brought to the Eternal flame at the Nakhimov square. From Sebastopol the symbolic torch will travel to the city on the Neva. There the fire will come in a single Cup of military glory of the country, located at the Piskarevskoye cemetery in St. Petersburg. According to the organizers, so the circle closes history. Because the field of Mars in 1958, the Eternal flame was first delivered to Sevastopol.

a Commemorative event “Honor and dignity” for 11 years takes place in the cities-heroes and cities of military glory. Sevastopol joined her six years ago. At noon a minute of silence in memory of those killed in the war.

Text: GTRK Sevastopol