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Eternal Fire In Memory Of Fallen In The Great Patriotic War

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Memorial "Eternal fire" on Pobedy (Victory) prospectus. The Soviet Union has suffered big losses in World War II. About 27 million lives there was a victory price. It's come a national tradition - to assign flowers to monuments of war heroes on V-days, every May the 9th. Newly-married couples also lay down flowers here on their wedding day. On October 13th, 2011.

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