The society of Turkmen culture in St. Petersburg "Mekan" organized on May 9 a ceremony of laying flowers at the memorial plaque at the Piskarevskaya memorial cemetery, established in honor of the heroes of Turkmenistan who fell in battle on the Leningrad, Volkhov and Karelian fronts during the great Patriotic war.
This monument to our compatriots was opened on May 8, 2006 by The branch of the Humanitarian Association of world Turkmens in St. Petersburg and North-West of Russia, The society of Turkmen culture in St. Petersburg "Mekan" with the support of the Embassy of Turkmenistan in the Russian Federation.
Every year official delegations, representatives of the Turkmen Diaspora living in St. Petersburg, students of St. Petersburg universities and many others come here to honor the memory of the heroes of the great Victory. Members of the “Mekan” STC also participate in the "Immortal regiment" campaign.
In honor of the 75th anniversary of the great Victory and in order to perpetuate the memory of soldiers-heroes, STC "Mekan" publishes on the website turkmenspb.ru complete lists of soldiers and officers who died in the battles on the Leningrad, Volkhov and Karelian fronts. This action is organized in the name of preserving the historical memory of the contribution of our compatriots to the Victory over fascism. This is important for the young generation to realize their involvement in the great deeds and feats of their ancestors, the continuation of the glorious military and labor traditions of the people, the electronic newspaper "Golden age" reports today.