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In the Smolensk region appears cemetery Wehrmacht

July 26 2007

In the Smolensk region plans to build the memorial cemetery German Army soldiers who died during the Great Patriotic War. According to CEC chairman of the International Union of Soviet officers Eugene Kopyshev, "Gagarin's area of 5 hectares of land allocated to the cemetery by the German invaders." In this regard, the Union of Soviet officers sent a protest letter to the governor of Smolensk region Viktor Maslov. "We firmly believe that in the interest of historical memory should not invaders built the memorial cemetery on land which they had tried to seize and destroy, it is unnatural," - said Kopyshev.

He added that "understands the feelings of fathers and mothers killed German soldiers, but believes it is better to" take out the ashes of their children and bury in the homeland, reports , "Moskovsky Komsomolets.

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