Rus News Journal

Stalin - our symbol of Victory

Last two weeks for the Kaliningrad and regional participants of the Great Patriotic War were especially solemn. More than 5 thousand 500 veterans have awarded with a medal 60 years of Victory .

is there was a hard problem, - have told in administration of the region. - many awarded do not have phone, or they live in the remote areas on all corners of area. But we have warned everyone and have informed where to come behind a medal. In Detsko - the youthful centre in the street Youth - turn. Elderly men and women since the morning have come behind an award.

- certainly, it is good that us remember, - Michael Osokin spoke, examining a medal. - here only I expected that it will be with Stalin, and here a star. It is a little insulting. We have won war with his name. It is our symbol of Victory.

many have agreed with opinion of Michael Pavlovicha. The veterans who have picked up conversation it agree nodded.

- On former anniversary medals too there was a star. Hoped that though now Stalin will appear.

as in other cities will note a Victory Day?

in Vologda together with a medal will hand over on 1 thousand roubles and a gift package with the Victory symbol in which will lie pesennik Songs of military years festively issued bottle Front 100 gramme and a box of sweets.

in Irkutsk to veterans anniversary medals rely only.

in Nizhni Novgorod to a Victory Day will give on 500 roubles.

in Omsk to participants of war will give out on 1 thousand roubles, other veterans of war - on 500.

In Yaroslavl veterans will award with plaids.

in Krasnoyarsk - veterans will receive on 2 thousand roubles, to widows of victims - on 1 thousand. Besides, they are completely released from housing and communal services fee.

In Kaluga 500 roubles are applied on a medal and a soldier`s flask with vodka.

in Tomsk veteran the award - 200 roubles.

(in Kaliningrad by May, 9th each veteran will receive on 1 thousand roubles).