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June 22 - Day of memory and grief. 75-th anniversary of the beginning of World War II

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20 time stories Russian Federation, the date 22 June is celebrated as the Day of Memory and Grief. The calendar of mourning dates under this name 22 June was marked by decree No. 857 of the President of the Russian Federation (at that time Boris Yeltsin) from 8 June 1996 of the year - as the day of the invasion of the German fascist troops into the territory of the Soviet Union.


The full text of the said decree:

Twenty second June 1941 of the year - one of the saddest dates in our history, the beginning of the Great Patriotic War. This day reminds us of all the dead, tortured in fascist captivity, dead in the rear of hunger and deprivation. We mourn for all those who, at the cost of their lives, fulfilled the sacred duty of protecting the Motherland.
Paying tribute to the memory of the victims of the Great Patriotic War 1941-1945, as well as the victims of all wars for the freedom and independence of our Fatherland, I decide:

1. Establish that June 22 is Day of Remembrance and Grief.
On the Day of Memory and Grief throughout the country:
the State Flags of the Russian Federation are being lowered; in cultural institutions, on television and radio, entertainment and broadcasts are canceled throughout the day.


June 22 - Day of memory and grief. 75-th anniversary of the beginning of World War II


And after 75 years after the start of the Great Patriotic War, professional military historians cannot draw an unequivocal conclusion about the losses suffered by the Soviet Union in the confrontation with numerous invaders that crossed the borders of the Fatherland. Data on combat losses at the front are often superimposed on reports of civilian casualties in the Nazi-occupied territories. The total number of losses in the bloodiest war in the history of mankind suffered by the Soviet Union from 22 June 1941 to 9 in May 1945, more than 25 million people. These are fighters who fell on the battlefield and died from wounds in hospitals; these are civilians who faced the horror of Nazism from Brest to Stalingrad, from Murmansk and Leningrad to Sevastopol.

What is 25 million losses? These are tens of millions of new lives that have not been born, millions of grief-stricken and marginalized families, and this is a huge economic, humanitarian, and social damage that all of our vast country and all its peoples have suffered. What is 25 million losses? At least partially, this value allows us to illustrate the remarkable action “Immortal Regiment”, which is held annually not only in Russia - thousands and thousands of passing tablets with people killed in the battles for the Motherland. Moreover, the action "Immortal Regiment" is not only memory and grief, it is, first and foremost, pride in the feat that our ancestors made, and which we all must be worthy.

For a long time in Soviet history it was not accepted to report that Hungarian, Finnish, Slovak, French, Bulgarian, Italian, Romanian and other formations came to fight against the Soviet people together with the German armies. Now Russians know about the real price of the so-called “partnership”, when calling themselves friends today are sometimes not ready to lose their chance to plunge the knife into the back tomorrow, hoping to tear a tasty piece from Russia under any far-fetched pretext. That is why the phrase that Russia has only two ally - the army and the navy - has already been one of the mottos of the existence of a sovereign Fatherland for more than a century.

Three years ago - on the Day of Memory and Grief 22 June 2013 of the Year - the Federal Military Memorial Cemetery (FVMK) opened in the Mytishchi district of the Moscow Region. One of those who attended the opening ceremony of the facility was Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu. From his speech at that time:
Today we are opening the Federal War Memorial Cemetery. This event of national importance is timed to the Day of Memory and Grief. 22 June 1941 of the year - one of the most tragic dates in the history of the country. For centuries, the memory of the defenders of the Motherland, who sacrificed their lives for the freedom and independence of the state, was perpetuated in Russia. This is our homage to the fallen heroes. “The uniqueness of the FVMK is not so much in its scale as in the fact that it is intended to become a place where the memory of outstanding citizens of our country who have special services to the Fatherland will be preserved. I am sure this place will become sacred for the Russians.




At the monument "Grief" was eternal flame.

The eternal flame is one of the main symbols of the memory of that unprecedented feat, which was accomplished by the Soviet people during the years of the Great Patriotic War. But an even more significant symbol for all of us is our own awareness that we are descendants of a great generation of people who have managed to defend the country with their courage and heroism. It is their blood that flows in our veins, and our memory of their Victory is the best gift to all living veterans, and to those who are no longer with us.

We will be worthy!
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  1. Teberii
    Teberii 22 June 2016 06: 12 New
    20
    Remember, mourn.
    1. Alena Frolovna
      Alena Frolovna 22 June 2016 06: 33 New
      18
      LOOK AT THIS 1939 CARD OF THE YEAR



      Imagine that there was neither the Finnish War, nor the Molotov-Ribentropp Pact, the USSR did not join the Baltic countries, the western parts of Belarus, Ukraine, and Moldova.


      From Smolensk to Moscow 360 kilometers, along the 390 road.


      Henkel 111 bomber: combat radius 700 km, speed 250, bomb load 800 kilograms.

      Messerschmitt fighter Bf-109: combat radius 400 km, speed 400.

      Tank T-II: cruising range of 200 km, cross-country speed of 20 km / h.

      Army Group Center: 1700 aircraft, 900 tanks, 1.4 million soldiers and officers, 50 divisions.


      And it all fell upon us, but later ...

      Border on the 1939 map of the year,
      Ahead - 22 June 1941 years ...


      An unhurried river flows at dawn.
      A dream is creeping in, trying to adjoin trying forever.
      Neighboring stacks washed away with fog ...
      Stop this moment forever! ..
      .
      On victorious May, the path from here lay
      Crowned with unfading salute,
      And the first to jerk into this distance
      A soldier who fought for three minutes.


      I am sincerely glad that history does not know the subjunctive mood.

      A policy is not good or bad, it is appropriate.

      Our grandfathers did what they should have.

      I live, you live, and the children will live.

      If we are smart, consistent and appropriate.



      There is no need for words or reason for sorrow
      When they remember those who died
      Under bombs, explosions, bullets or hunger,
      Who was killed in this black war.
      May wars remain a page in history
      So that horror, fear, we all did not know.
      Let the children do not even know in theory
      A brown, dirty, disgusting plague.

      Oksana Ershova
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        1. Duke
          Duke 22 June 2016 07: 19 New
          +9
          Remember and do not forget.
          1. Duke
            Duke 22 June 2016 07: 40 New
            10
            Eternal memory to all those who gave their lives for their homeland!

            They were building Victory.
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      3. Tatyana
        Tatyana 22 June 2016 07: 03 New
        16
        We all remember everything! Nobody and nothing is forgotten!

        Alexander Gorodnitsky - Sevastopol will remain Russian!


        Sevastopol will remain Russian!
        It smells like smoke from fallen banners,
        Not much use from the battle cruel.
        Last bastion was delivered yesterday,
        And the enemies come to Sevastopol.
        And the wounded say the soldiers,
        Stumbling on the stone slope:
        - This city will be back -
        Sevastopol will remain Russian!

        Above the lowered flag,
        In the sky of Messers, there are flocks of carnivores.
        The last sailor goes away
        Leaving the ship's bay.
        And he says, looking at the sunset,
        And on the shore left, narrow:
        - This city will be back -
        Sevastopol will remain Russian!

        What does the coming year promise?
        Again the sky is misty hazy.
        I step on the last whaleboat,
        Grafskaya Wharf,
        And I whisper, narrowing my eyes,
        Without hiding uninvited sadness:
        - This city will be back -
        Sevastopol will remain Russian!
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          1. Tatyana
            Tatyana 22 June 2016 07: 18 New
            +8
            Vyazemsky operation October 2-13, 1941.
            By the end of September 1941 to the west. direction occurred resol. events. Having carried out a major regrouping of troops in the second half of September, the German. command concentrated to the west. the direction of the main efforts, counting on striking Moscow and defeating the most powerful grouping council. troops, mastery of Moscow to achieve the goals of the autumn campaign and a favorable outcome for the war as a whole. Attack. operation in Moscow. direction received the code name "Typhoon". The plan of action was envisaged by the forces of Army Group Center to strike in 2 directions, to dismember the front of the defense council. troops, surround and destroy the troops of the West. and Bryansk. fronts in the regions of Vyazma and Bryansk, not allowing them to withdraw to Moscow. In the future, defeat the council defending at the near approaches to the city. troops and seize the capital of the USSR.
            By the beginning of the operation, the enemy misled the command council. fronts relative to the direction of the main attacks and, having regrouped, created a numerical superiority in selected areas, including Dukhovschinsky: in people - 3 times, in tanks - 1,7, in guns and mortars - 3,8 times; on Roslavlsky: in people - 3,2 times, in tanks - 8,5 times [3], in guns and mortars - 8,5 times.
            Command West. front, waiting for the enemy to go on the offensive, concentrated the main efforts along the Smolensk-Vyazma road at the junction of the 16th and 19th armies, which subsequently did not materialize, because the enemy struck north and south.
            Vyazemsky operation (October 2-13, 1941) - the defensive operation of the West (commander - I. S. Konev, from October 10 - G.K. Zhukov) and the Reserve (commander - S. M. Budenny, from October 8 - G. K. Zhukov) of the fronts in the Second World War, conducted during the battle of Moscow. Ended in a catastrophic defeat of the Red Army. There were no troops left in front of Moscow.
            Forces to him. Army Group Center managed to break through the defense council. troops and encircle west of Vyazma 4 armies consisting of: 37 divisions, 9 tank. brigades, 31 artillery. Regiment RGK. Irretrievable losses Kr. Armies exceeded 380 thousand people; More than 600 thousand people were captured. The road to Moscow was open. Tip. The command took emergency measures to strengthen the Mozhaisk line of defense and rebuilt. front, throwing against it. tank. divisions of poorly armed militias and cadets of military schools.
            The encircled troops fought in the Vyazma area until October 13, holding down means. enemy forces. A part of them, breaking the encirclement front on October 12, entered the Mozhaisk defense line with battles. Right wing West. front (22nd, 29th and 31st armies) by October 10 occupied the line Ostashkov-Yeltsi-Sychevka, transferring seven divisions to the Mozhaisk defense line.
            October 10 troops West. and reserve. fronts that were not surrounded, were united in one West. front.
            Burials of Soviet prisoners of war. Tip. soldiers and volunteer militias from Moscow who were captured during the operation were held in it. Dulag transit camp No. 184 in Vyazma. Mortality in the camp reached 300 people a day. On the camp there were 40 ditches with a size of 4x100 meters, with an area equal to about 4 football fields, in a cat. 70 to 80 thousand people are buried.
            См.-https://ru.wikipedia.org/wiki/%D0%92%D1%8F%D0%B7%D0%B5%D0%BC%D1%81%D0%BA%D0%
            B0%D1%8F_%D0%BE%D0%BF%D0%B5%D1%80%D0%B0%D1%86%D0%B8%D1%8F

            See “Minister Medinsky at the opening of the monument in Vyazma.” Posted: Jun 21 2014 year
            1. Tatyana
              Tatyana 22 June 2016 07: 31 New
              +5
              Relatives of the dead prisoners of war near Vyazma thank the search engines.

              See "Relatives of the dead prisoners of war near Vyazma." Posted: Jun 21 2014 year
              1. Tatyana
                Tatyana 22 June 2016 08: 00 New
                +3
                The song "Foreman" about the Vyazemsky operation of October 1941.
            2. Darkness
              Darkness 22 June 2016 07: 58 New
              10
              And then, Medinsky broadcasts tablets to Nazi henchmen. What a versatile personality!
              1. 79807420129
                79807420129 22 June 2016 08: 23 New
                16
                Quote: Darkness
                And then, Medinsky broadcasts tablets to Nazi henchmen. What a versatile personality!

                Colleague, let's discuss this person on another branch, these people come and go, and June 22, 1941 will forever remain the blackest date in the history of our country, eternal memory to everyone and a low bow to everyone who died and won that war.
                1. Darkness
                  Darkness 22 June 2016 10: 17 New
                  +1
                  It’s just disgusting when the highest ranks of the country try to play both ours and not ours.
                  1. Talgat
                    Talgat 22 June 2016 17: 09 New
                    0
                    in fact, the goals of European aggression against the USSR (Eurasia) were to divide Eurasia into national republics and establish colonial control over the fragmented parts. Take control of natural resources and begin relocation to the best lands of the West of the USSR

                    I must admit that then the Soviet people defended our Motherland - and received the unprecedented rise and heyday of the post-war USSR -

                    But we must admit that the West nevertheless achieved 90% of the goals of 1941 of the year in 90

                    The USSR was divided, the economy destroyed, control over disparate republics was established, the standard of living of the population fell 6-10 times (all indicators from meat and milk consumption to education and medicine)

                    It's amazing how, with such complete control, the "world rulers" allowed the emergence of Putin and Nazarbayev's initiative for post-Soviet integration? The EAU and the CSTO are really hindering them already now - and are the embryo of the future Eurasian empire - and history teaches (I apologize for the constant repetitions - but still) - that many times in thousands of years Eurasia has always risen after defeat - even stronger
              2. Beefeater
                Beefeater 22 June 2016 15: 08 New
                -3
                Quote: Darkness
                And then, Medinsky broadcasts tablets to Nazi henchmen. What a versatile personality!

                How do you all hate our power. What haunts the genetic longing for breadcards and favorite queues?)
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      4. pafegosoff
        pafegosoff 22 June 2016 07: 20 New
        +7
        Well then, Stalin was a dictator at that time, and everything around was white and fluffy ...
        We were waiting for a blow. And the evacuation areas were in readiness. Therefore, what happened to France did not happen. Europe once again choked on the Russians. But they are smart! They are again scratching something ....
        1. Achilles
          Achilles 22 June 2016 10: 22 New
          +8
          Well then, Stalin was a dictator at that time, and everything around was white and fluffy ...

          May 24, 1945 in the evening in the Kremlin, a reception was held in honor of the commanders of the Red Army. Together with the military, government members, prominent figures in the defense industry, national economy, science, culture, literature and art gathered.
          At this reception, Stalin made the famous toast to the Russian people. Stalin said:
          “Comrades, let me raise another, last toast.
          I would like to raise a toast to the health of our Soviet people and, above all, the Russian people. (Stormy, prolonged applause, cries of "cheers").
          I drink, above all, for the health of the Russian people because it is the most prominent nation of all the nations that make up the Soviet Union.
          I am making a toast to the health of the Russian people because he deserved general recognition in this war as the leading force of the Soviet Union among all the peoples of our country.
          I raise a toast to the health of the Russian people, not only because they are the leading people, but also because they have a clear mind, a strong character and patience ...
          The Russian people ... made sacrifices to ensure the defeat of Germany. And this confidence of the Russian people in the Soviet government turned out to be the decisive force that ensured a historic victory over the enemy of mankind - over fascism.
          Thanks to him, the Russian people, for this trust!
          For the health of the Russian people! ”
          For 300 years, none of the emperors of the Romanov dynasty made a toast to the health of the Russian people. No one gave a worthy assessment to the people, whose whole life is a feat.
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    3. vlad66
      vlad66 22 June 2016 07: 32 New
      17
      A deep bow to the earth, eternal memory and tears of sorrow for all who took it on June 22, 1941, are the worst blow in the history of our country. We remember your grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
    4. vovanpain
      vovanpain 22 June 2016 07: 49 New
      11
      This is impossible to forget, remember and grieve, the eternal memory to all who have not returned, I bow my head in front of you.
  2. dmi.pris
    dmi.pris 22 June 2016 06: 12 New
    20
    A tragic and at the same time heroic day for our Motherland. Be worthy of the memory of the fallen ..
  3. avvg
    avvg 22 June 2016 06: 13 New
    18
    Eternal Memory, Fallen for the Motherland!
  4. aszzz888
    aszzz888 22 June 2016 06: 13 New
    15
    No one is forgotten! Eternal Memory of the Fallen and Missing during the Great Patriotic War!
    DO NOT FORGET! DO NOT FORGIVE!
  5. bionik
    bionik 22 June 2016 06: 18 New
    17
    June 22 - Day of Remembrance and Sorrow.
  6. Motherland Russia
    Motherland Russia 22 June 2016 06: 21 New
    15
    Eternal memory to the dead!
  7. iliitchitch
    iliitchitch 22 June 2016 06: 25 New
    +4
    Well, yes, "now the Russians know about the price of the so-called partnership ...". Yes, we knew that even in kindergarten. Figuratively speaking, we have a delicious pie, which the guys really want to take away for about 500 years already, they are stuck. I am proud that I am Russian, although it is difficult for them to be - this damn world must be turned in the right direction. And no one understands us, stinking traders. We'll probably have to bend these downs. For the good of them, stupid.
  8. Uncle Murzik
    Uncle Murzik 22 June 2016 06: 26 New
    +9
    I grieve! Eternal memory to all those who died for their homeland, and the earth rest in peace!
  9. Aaron Zawi
    Aaron Zawi 22 June 2016 06: 27 New
    17
    Eternal memory to the fallen in the fight against Nazism!
  10. Scud
    Scud 22 June 2016 06: 27 New
    15
    From Heroes of the Past
    Sometimes there are no names left ...
  11. Dmitry Potapov
    Dmitry Potapov 22 June 2016 06: 32 New
    15
    Your name is unknown, your feat is immortal! The memory of the incident on June 22, 1941, as a guarantee that this does not happen again, while I am alive, will remember this, and the price of 27000000 lives that the Soviet people paid, which price no people paid!
  12. Aleksander
    Aleksander 22 June 2016 06: 35 New
    13
    Mournful anniversary 75 years ....

    The worst day, I think, of that war, for it forever changed and abruptly turned the lives of hundreds of millions of our relatives and compatriots.

    A day that never NEVER cannot and should not be forgiven of Germany and its satellites.

    They need to be constantly reminded of him today, especially when they again climb to the borders of Russia.

    Day that must never happen again!

    My grandmothers and great-grandmother called him the worst day in life .....

    Eternal memory to our fallen ....
  13. elenagromova
    elenagromova 22 June 2016 06: 58 New
    +8
    Hot step june
    The beginning of the Great War ...
    And faces - affable, young
    And faith in victory is full.

    What is ahead? Echelons
    And distant roads ...
    Attacks and wounded moans,
    Sleepless nights of anxiety.

    History will write in the annals
    Breakthroughs and shouts of "Forward!"
    And one of these boys
    Under the bullets - in Immortality - take a step.

    And someone, returning from a fight,
    He will also remember peaceful days,
    And the bitter twenty second
    June - the beginning of the war ..
  14. Gunxnumx
    Gunxnumx 22 June 2016 07: 14 New
    15
    Hello everyone! Today is June 22nd - Day of Remembrance and Sorrow. More than 1,2 million people went to war from Kazakhstan, of which more than 500 became Heroes of the Soviet Union. I hope that in Russia there are streets named by their names. But I wanted to say that, in my opinion, lately our participation has been increasingly ignored or hushed up. This leaves a bad sediment. For example, everyone knows the Panfilov division, but not everyone today knows that it was formed near Alma-Ata. I wanted to say this. War and Victory are ours, common. I wanted to say this.
    PS And at the same time, I do not understand and disagree with some of our leaders who are being elevated to the podium of collaborators like Mustafa Shokai. If he had any merits, he crossed out everything by collaborating with the Nazis.
    My two grandfathers fought and I can’t accept it.
    1. natakor1949
      natakor1949 23 June 2016 20: 48 New
      0
      qun70. I do not agree with you that no one remembers the soldiers of the Panfilov division and other participants in the Second World War, now living in neighboring states. My generation, remembering and remembering the dead, thanks not only the Russians, but all the soldiers of a single state - the USSR, who gave their lives for our common homeland, for the right to live on earth. ETERNAL MEMORY OF THEM! LOW BOW!
      1. Gunxnumx
        Gunxnumx 24 June 2016 09: 13 New
        0
        Thank you very much! But you yourself say "our generation". Although I then thought that this is perhaps a common problem, due to the collapse of the best education in the world. Our young people are also not interested in how everything really happened (there is a lot of information on the Internet). Plus, the war is receding in time. I'm just talking about the official level: TV, media. Thanks again for your feedback.
  15. avg-mgn
    avg-mgn 22 June 2016 07: 16 New
    11
    Today is one of the most mournful days in the history of the Country ...
    We will be silent and remember those who died in the first hours of that terrible war ...
    Eternal memory to the Veterans who gave their lives for their homeland!
  16. parusnik
    parusnik 22 June 2016 07: 21 New
    +9
    That longest day of the year
    With its cloudless weather
    We were given a common misfortune
    At all, for all four years.
    She pressed such a trail
    And so many people laid down,
    What is twenty years and thirty years
    Living does not believe that they are alive.
    And having straightened the ticket to the dead,
    Someone close
    And time adds to the lists
    Someone else, someone not ...
    K. Simonov
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  18. Herman
    Herman 22 June 2016 07: 42 New
    +5
    By the way, on June 22, 1944, the Belarusian offensive operation "Bagration", the largest operation of the Second World War, began.
  19. Khariton
    Khariton 22 June 2016 07: 52 New
    +5
    Eh Russia, how much have you endured and how much is yet to come ...
    And the eternal battle, we only dream of peace!
    The main thing is not to forget and remember, but the rest will follow! Eternal memory to the fallen ... hi
    On this day, the boys (naive) did die in the thousands ... And yet we survived!
  20. james
    james 22 June 2016 07: 52 New
    +4
    Recall those who first took a terrible blow
  21. Darkness
    Darkness 22 June 2016 08: 05 New
    +6
    We will always remember.
  22. erased
    erased 22 June 2016 08: 17 New
    +3
    The history lesson was too scary to be forgotten. The descendants with the great legacy of the Soviet people cost too frivolously. And now we are again on the verge of a war and still cannot understand that it is already on and will soon jump into the hot phase. Only the main blow will be delivered in the back.
    Now the main enemy within the country. And the rest - albeit dangerous, but still secondary players.
  23. Tanya
    Tanya 22 June 2016 08: 21 New
    12
    June 22 is the worst day in the history of our State ...
    June 22 is an indelible disgrace for the united West, whose meanness and atrocities cannot be understood, forgiven, or forgotten.
    June 22 is the beginning of the feat of the entire Soviet people, which has no analogues in history.
    Eternal Glory and Bright Memory to all the dead. I bow to you and all the flowers on my never-celebrated birthday ...
  24. Zomanus
    Zomanus 22 June 2016 08: 35 New
    +8
    22 June Europe made another attempt to wipe us off the face of the earth, from history.
    And once again we defended, won our right to be on this earth.
    If anyone wants to know what would happen to us otherwise,
    let him read the history of the colonization of the Americas, South and North.
    In general, I would start telling the history of the Second World War with a demonstration of translations
    plan "Ost" and others, where our fate was described in detail.
  25. Stas57
    Stas57 22 June 2016 08: 42 New
    +4
    one day before
    and on the day itself
    1. Stas57
      Stas57 22 June 2016 10: 43 New
      +1
      document of the era
  26. Mihail55
    Mihail55 22 June 2016 08: 54 New
    +4
    Grandfather went missing that day in Western Ukraine. The deceased mother tried to find his tracks all her life.
  27. bakhshiyan rachik
    bakhshiyan rachik 22 June 2016 08: 55 New
    +4
    damn war
  28. teron
    teron 22 June 2016 09: 00 New
    +3
    Remember.
    Do not forget.
    Do everything so that this does not happen again.
  29. Khariton
    Khariton 22 June 2016 09: 06 New
    +3
    This photo has always fascinated me ...
    The turning point of the war has already come .... Many people have died and half of the country has been destroyed ..
    Patience is over and no one can stop us!
  30. AlexTires
    AlexTires 22 June 2016 09: 07 New
    +3
    A day that must always be remembered ... Whatever it costs ....
  31. MAX2014
    MAX2014 22 June 2016 09: 07 New
    +3
    Then they still did not understand what lay ahead ...
    22 1941 June
    20:00. Directive No. 3 of the People’s Commissariat of Defense was approved, directing the Soviet troops to launch a counterattack with the task of defeating Hitler’s troops on the territory of the USSR with further advancement to enemy territory. The directive ordered the end of June 24 to seize the Polish city of Lublin.
  32. avg-mgn
    avg-mgn 22 June 2016 09: 35 New
    +4
    This nightmare has no right to repeat NEVER!
    The Army and Fleet of Russia stood and will stand on that !!!
    Eternal memory to the victims of this bloody massacre ...
    1. Darkness
      Darkness 22 June 2016 10: 20 New
      -4
      It will happen again. Only many times worse, given the technological level of weapons of the largest states of the planet.
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  36. PValery53
    PValery53 22 June 2016 10: 26 New
    +1
    Our mournful memory is gone for eternity for the Great Victory over fascism and the victims of fascism.
  37. EvgNik
    EvgNik 22 June 2016 10: 59 New
    +5
    As long as Russia is alive, this day will not be forgotten.
  38. potapych
    potapych 22 June 2016 11: 25 New
    +2
    I remember mourn!
  39. NyeMoNik70
    NyeMoNik70 22 June 2016 15: 21 New
    +3
    In our city, there is a place where after the war they never built, now there is a children's football ground. During the occupation, there was a wooden barn. There were people in it: Jews, Communists, just hostages. During the raid, my mother’s sister’s husband got there. Neighbor reported. Bought from a Romanian watchmaker for a golden wedding ring. Grandmother’s sister was baptized, showed a pectoral cross. Her husband was also baptized. Romanian believed that he was not a Jew and released. The rest burned in this barn after a few hours. Grandmother said that if ours did not come, none of us would be alive. And on May 2, 2014, the same Nazis burned down another house in our city. House of Trade Unions on the Kulikovo field, burned with people. Everything repeated, and the war is already underway. We need to win, finally win, so that these nonhumans disappear forever.
  40. Bambino
    Bambino 22 June 2016 16: 37 New
    +3
    I will hope that this terrible day will never happen again. I remember and will not forget the feat of my people in this terrible war.
  41. ARTonev
    ARTonev 22 June 2016 18: 00 New
    +2
    To the dead, eternal memory.
    And today, watch.
    1. Coffin Cross1
      Coffin Cross1 22 June 2016 20: 22 New
      +1
      Quote: ARTonev
      And today, watch.

      Are you talking about this?
  42. berezin1987
    berezin1987 22 June 2016 18: 36 New
    0
    I will never forgive the Fritz for their atrocities on our earth. One of my great-grandfather died, the other lost his toes, lying in the snow all daylight. German machine gunners had fun shooting at those who moved. Great-grandfather could only crawl out at night. This story was told to me by my father. I hope to return the favor to nemchuru and I will deal with them as they did with us. Those Slavic peoples who sided with the Germans generally have no right to exist and must be destroyed.
  43. Coffin Cross1
    Coffin Cross1 22 June 2016 20: 26 New
    0
    The Minister of Culture of Russia, Medinsky, unveils a monument (memorial plaque) to Hitler's ally, who attacked the USSR along with Hitler Germany on June 22, 1941. And after that he remains the Minister of Culture of Russia ...
  44. SlavaP
    SlavaP 22 June 2016 21: 09 New
    +1
    Remember. Almost no one has left those who went through this terrible War ... Two of the 25 millions left my family and several others returned, wounded and shell-shocked. But there are still a lot of us, those who remember the one who left. And while we are alive, we will not let us forget and distort the memory of the War.
  45. ruskih
    ruskih 22 June 2016 22: 21 New
    +2
    Brest always remembers this day.
  46. Massimo
    Massimo 23 June 2016 01: 17 New
    +2
    A terrible day in the history of our country, not only Russia, but also all the former republics of the Soviet Union. To forget his crime in relation to those who gave their lives for the sake of our future, our life. On June 24, 1941, on the western front, my grandfather, the BT-7 driver, went into his first battle ...