Rus News Journal

commemorating 68 - j anniversaries of counterattack near Moscow

Moscow, 5 deck - News Has begun. Solemn actions for a case 68 - j anniversaries of counterattack of the Soviet armies near Moscow have begun in capital with putting on of wreaths 2 a tomb of the Unknown soldier and a monument to George Zhukov.

As the correspondent of News, members of the government of Moscow, deputies of Moscow City Council broadcasts, representatives of the veteran and children`s organisations have assigned wreaths and flowers in solemn conditions, under sounds of a military orchestra.

" to Veterans we are obliged by everything, the life " - the assistant to the mayor Yury Rosljak has noted in conversation with journalists upon termination of ceremony.

Counterattack of the Soviet armies near Moscow has begun on December, 5th, 1941. Having won fight, the Red army has pushed aside the opponent from capital USSR, having eliminated direct threat to Moscow and definitively having defeated blitzkrieg plans.