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In St. Petersburg recall Decembrists

December 14 2006

In St. Petersburg today, the 181st anniversary of the uprising at Senate Square, the day will pass the memory of the Decembrists.

The press service of the State Museum of St. Petersburg reported that the commemorations will begin with a traditional memorial ritual at the Decembrists Square, after which the descendants of the Decembrists to lay flowers at the memorial to the executed Kronverk and stela on the island of Decembrists.

In St. Petersburg, anniversaries Decembrists held since 1987. They are the initiators of the St. Petersburg Museum of History and the Decembrist Section Council support the museum, bringing together the descendants of the Decembrists and those interested in the history of the Decembrist movement. Traditionally, the annual ceremonies are held December 14 - the anniversary speech at the Senate Square, and July 13 - the day of execution of sentence Kronverk fortress. Tells Interfax

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