Semeyka in the Khanty-Mansiysk region was erected on the high bank of the Irtysh.
The memorial sign is a three-meter metal pyramid topped with a red star, the names of the heroes are carved on black marble, at the foot of the obelisk an eternal flame is “burning”, made in the same technique.
Usually monuments are erected to the fallen heroes, and this obelisk is dedicated to those who returned to their native village, lived and worked on this land, restoring the economy of the destroyed country, raising children and grandchildren. Grateful descendants took the initiative to perpetuate the memory of their heroic ancestors, reports Ugra-news.ru
The soldiers who gave their lives on the fields of the Great Patriotic War were honored with a minute of silence, and gunshots were fired in their honor. The participants of the event remembered their fellow countrymen - soldiers of the Great Patriotic War, read poems about the war and laid flowers at the monument.
It should be noted that the stele in Semeyka is an international project. The monument was made by representatives of the Armenian diaspora in Khanty-Mansiysk under the leadership of Vladimir Galayan. Father Yevgeny from the Shapshinsky church conducted a ceremony of consecration of the monument.