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Victory volunteers throughout Russia hold actions in memory of Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya

On the day of the 80th anniversary of the tragic death of the first woman Hero of the Soviet Union during the Great Patriotic War, Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya, Victory Volunteers hold commemorative events.
In memory of the young heroine, the Victory Volunteers organized memory lessons for schoolchildren and students. During the course, they learned how Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya was executed by the Nazis on November 29, 1941. Volunteers told about her feat, which formed the basis of the victorious outcome of the Battle of Moscow. And how Zoya managed to smoke the enemy out of Soviet houses and warm shelters, forcing them to freeze in the open air.
Volunteers also laid flowers at the memorials dedicated to Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya. So, in Moscow, at the Novodevichy cemetery, a flower-laying ceremony took place at the grave of the Hero of the Soviet Union. The event was attended by members of the Movement, Anastasia Igorevna Ryabova - Executive Director of the "Victory Volunteers" movement, Albert Anatolyevich Likhanov - Chairman of the Russian Children's Fund, Pavel Vladimirovich Petrunin - Head of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, Vyacheslav Alekseevich Bocharov - Hero of Russia and others ...
“The feat of 18-year-old Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya should serve as an example of courage, steadfastness and devotion to their Motherland for the younger generation. To protect her people and destroy the enemy, she stepped into immortality. Her heroic deed will remain in human memory forever. Our Movement honors the history of its people and the exploits of the Heroes, so today we are conducting memory lessons and pay tribute to Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya. We must not forget the terrible pages of the past and do not allow anyone to rewrite them, ”said Anastasia Ryabova, Executive Director of the Victory Volunteers.
They joined the laying of flowers in the Altai Territory, Bashkortostan, Krasnodar Territory and other regions. Volunteers put in order the plaques, memorials dedicated to Zoya, and lay flowers.