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Victims of Nazi death camps honored in Belarus’ Trostenets

To honor the memory of those who faught for their Motherland. A meeting was held in Trostenets,where the victims of Nazi death camps were rememered.

School students laid flowers to the monument and installed memorial signs with the names and surnames of Minsk resistance fighters. It was quite symbolic, because on September 2, 1945 the Second World War came to an end.

Yelizaveta Filimonova, student of Trostenets secondary school:
Our teachers try to do everything so that the current generation and the younger generations remember important dates. When you hear the number of people who died here, you start trembling.

Vladislav Khvainisky, student of Trostenets secondary school:
This place should be important for every person in Belarus and not only in Belarus, because many people died here, about 150 thousand.

The first meeting in honor of the death camp’s victims was held in 1944, when more than 10 thousand people went out into the streets of Minsk. Since then all the victims of the Trostenets death camp are honored annually.

Victims of Nazi death camps honored in Belarus’ Trostenets