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Photo exhibition on Leningrad Siege opened in Toronto
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A photo exhibition dedicated to the events of the Second World War opened at the City Hall of Toronto. The exhibition, organized by the Consulate General of Russia, includes photographs and other materials about the Leningrad Siege, the Battle of Stalingrad and other events of the Second World War. The exhibition will run until May 9, the press service of the organizations of Russian compatriots of Canada reports.
The opening ceremony was attended by members of the Canadian Association of World War 2 Veterans, who came from the USSR, Russian diplomats and representatives of compatriots' organizations.
The exhibition is divided into three sections - The Siege of Leningrad, The Battle of Stalingrad, The Holocaust: Destruction, Liberation, Salvation. In addition to photographs, the stands provide information in Russian and English on the principal battles, fighters and commanders of the Red Army, hero cities and military awards.