German tourist, to travel to Russia stopped in Vladimir to lay flowers to the Eternal flame. Stefan Semken is also the organizer of the rally in honor of the 75th anniversary of the great Victory. He is going to go 20 cities, where he will attend the commemorative memorials. Flowers in Vladimir from residents of Erlangen sister city.
Stefan began his tour on June 18 from Nizhny Tagil, to finish planning in Perm, informs GTRK “Vladimir”, aired on the TV channel “Russia 1”.
Stefan Semken shared: “I am 17 years old I live in Russia. And for me, a very important large date, hold any shares. This year I planned a whole tour, today I’m in Vladimir, to lay a wreath at the Eternal flame. This action supports 80 individuals and 6 cities-partners of Russia, who asked on their behalf to lay wreaths”.
During the war near Vitebsk died grandfather of Stefan. And his grandson understands the grief caused by the Nazis. In the days of memory of war victims in German cities, which has preserved the graves of Soviet soldiers and laid wreaths and flowers. In our regional center Stefan held a meeting with the head of the Vladimir Department of veterans. Vyacheslav Gadalov told how he spent his childhood during the war.
“In my eyes, crashed German plane, which was flying to Nizhniy Novgorod. We swim in the lake and 500 metres from us, he falls. When I saw a young soldier, pilot of the German tree, I was scared. With this monument we say: Come to us, but without weapons,” said Vyacheslav Gadalov.
Text: GTRK “Vladimir”