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Memorial in honor of victims of fire in Kemerovo set in New York
Memorial commemorating the dead in fire at the Kemerovo trade entertainment center appeared in New York, TASS informs. It was set in the Brooklyn’s Park Seaside. A banner saying Kemerovo 25.03.18. New York is with you was set there. The other banner says - I Love Kemerovo. People put candles in form of a heart. Flowers and soft toys are placed nearby.
People who come up to the memorial say that they got to know about it from the social networks. They do not know whose idea it was to set up such a memorial but they are sure that they did the right thing.
Seaside Park is located at the territory of 48th district of Brooklyn. Deputy Hyme Daitch is representing this district in the city council. The administration representatives are not aware of who the author of this idea is too.
As per the Russkiy Mir Foundation, the fire in Kemerovo deprived 64 people of their lives, The majority of the dead are children.
Note that mourning campaigns are organized all over the world in honor of the children who died in the fire in Kemerovo. People came to support Russians and share the grief over the dead. Candles, flowers and children’s toys are brought to the Russian Embassies and memorials associated with our country.