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City news, 07.05.2015 10:40

The 70th anniversary of Victory in Great Patriotic War.

The 70th anniversary of Victory in Great Patriotic War.

The authorities of the Northern capital decided on the programme of events may 9, 2015 in Saint Petersburg the 70th anniversary of the Victory. The nuances of the upcoming celebration were dedicated on April 3 at the Smolny meeting of the coordinating Council for Veterans Affairs.
Alexander Ganenkov from the Committee on social policy announced the establishment of the list of citizens - recipients of holiday payments. Money from the budget of St. Petersburg will be provided with more than 497 000 veterans and invalids of the Great Patriotic war, home front workers, the blockade, prisoners of concentration camps, children of war, members of families of veterans. The amount allocated for this purpose - million 872 Lonely veterans of the promised financial aid for the repair. Funds for this purpose have already received 409 people Amount listed them money, according to Radenkova amounted 6,5 million The regional health Ministry is going to organize a free screening for 130 thousand veterans (including at home). During the celebration in places of a mass congestion of tourists will be on duty special medical teams.

The program of the celebration of 9 may 2015 in St. Petersburg
The program of celebration in St. Petersburg will open at noon May 9, 2015 with the exhibition on the 70th anniversary of the Victory.
On the Palace square will host a Victory parade.
During the 9th-11th of may in the Peter and Paul fortress will be an exhibition of cars, military vehicles, bunkers, artillery fortifications, banners and weapons during the II World War. There will be presented a thematic exhibition about the actions of the Leningrad militia during WWII and during the blockade.
At 17:00 starts the ceremonial passage of the convoy with the songs of wartime (in the procession will be attended by the winners of the action "Mercy of the white nights").
The tenth of may at 11.00 will begin the tour for veterans about exposure. An hour later will be made midday shot from the Naryshkin Bastion.
At noon on May 10 will begin the closing ceremony of the 24th on account of the Charitable action of the interior Ministry "Mercy of the white nights". At the same time will be held the ceremony of awarding the laureates of the festival. During the period from 13:00 to 14:00 veterans and family members of those killed in the performance of police officers will invite cooked in a field kitchen for lunch.
At 18:00 starts the concert with participation of the winners of the "Mercy of the white nights".
From 15:00 to 18:00 the eleventh of may will be held the Bard marathon with songs of wartime. The closing ceremony of the exhibition will start at 21:00.
The program of the celebration of 9 may 2015 in St. Petersburg will conclude with fireworks.

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