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Great Patriotic war veterans meet in Toronto
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Members of the Canadian Association of World War II Veterans from the Soviet Union dedicated their meeting in Toronto to the anniversary of the victory of the Soviet army in Moscow battle. The participants of the meeting learned many interesting facts about the legendary battle and shared their memories of participating in battles and living in the rear, the website of the press service of organizations of Russian compatriots of Canada reports.
Former militants, Leningrad siege survivors, children of war and rear workers took part in the meeting. The participants were welcomed by Consul Advisor to the Russian Consulate General in Toronto Konstantin Cherkasov.
The photo exhibition, as well as the reports made by scientists helped restore the details of the battle of Moscow. In particular, a detailed report on the battle was presented by a professor at York University of Toronto Eugene Plekhanov. After the report, veterans asked questions to the lecturer and shared their own memories of the battle and the war years.
According to the historian, he gives lectures to Canadian students about the Great Patriotic War and the contribution of the Soviet army to the victory over fascism, and the youth shows great interest in the topic.