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Putin launches online project about Leningrad during WWII

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Putin launches online project about Leningrad during WWII


28.01.2021

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President Vladimir Putin has launched  "The Feat of the People: Unconquered Leningrad" immersive project at the Victory Museum on Poklonnaya Hill. The project combined modern technologies and exhibits for a deeper display of events in besieged Leningrad and the feat of the siege victims and survivors, RIA Novosti reports.

The project is avialable online.  It is based on "The Feat of the People" exhibition, opened at the Victory Museum in May last year. The exposition occupied more than 3,000 square meters of the museum territory.

Within the framework of the project, a little less than 7,000 exhibits, more than 20 films-reconstructions, recreating the events of the times of the siege, and a number of three-dimensional panoramas are presented. The project combines computer technology, traditional visual media and live actors.

The project tells about the occupation of the region by the Nazis, the tragic fate of the inhabitants, the work to evacuate people and museum treasures. Visitors can immerse themselves in the atmosphere of the city, look into the Public Library, which has not been closed for a day, visit the factories, hospitals and theaters that were in operation. Part of the exposition is dedicated to the legendary Road of Life, as well as the feat of Leningrad doctors. It is noted that during the siege, Leningraders, being in terrible conditions, donated 144 tons of blood for the front, which the soldiers considered "invincible".

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