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Northern Capital today celebrates his victory

January 27 2006

Today, residents of St. Petersburg celebrates its victory. January 22, 1944 has been withdrawn from the Nazi blockade of Leningrad.

On this day, exactly 62 years ago, the troops of the Leningrad and Volkhov fronts with the support of the Baltic Fleet sailors were released from the Leningrad siege, which lasted 900 days, according to NTV.

Residents are flowers and candles on Piskaryovskoye memorial cemetery. Many churches in the city held memorial services. At the Rostral columns Vasilevsky Island in the evening will be lighted torches.

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