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Krakow celebrated 74th anniversary of liberation from nazi

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Krakow celebrated 74th anniversary of liberation from nazi


Krakow and its residents celebrate the 74th anniversary of liberation from nazi invaders. Veterans of the Great Patriotic War, soldiers of Polish Army, Mayor of Krakow Jacek Majchrowski, Russian Acting Consul General Konstantin Shikin, representatives of Polish armed forces, diplomatic community, city police, fire departments, and veterans’ organizations, Russian center in Krakow, compatriots and residents gathered nearby the memorial to Soviet Soldiers at the Rakowicki Cemetery on January 18. 

After Jacek Majchrowski’s speech, Konstantin Shikin recalled the history of city liberation. The participants laid wreaths and flowers and lit the candles at the memorials to Soviet Soldiers and Polish guerrillas.  

Helena Ples, Krakow

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