Another 1,422 are buried in the defense of Leningrad Leningrad region

September 22 in Vsevolozhsk district burial ceremony 1422 soldiers killed in the battles for Leningrad.

During the All-Russian "Memory Watch 2013" search teams found 263 deaths medallion inscribed things fighters. To date, managed to establish the names of 88 Red Army soldiers, 24 of them were considered missing, about 14 so far no evidence could be found, even on the 64 medallions is research. Searchers found 25 family of fighters. Work was carried out from May to September, troops of St. Petersburg and the Leningrad region, as well as the search engines from Ekaterinburg, Irkutsk, Kazan, Orenburg, Kirov region, Latvia and Germany.

25 years in the Leningrad Region are conducted search operations. It found more than 70,000 soldiers and buried, and about 6000 established names.


Participants of the solemn funeral ceremony of reburial of soldiers of the Red Army were residents of Vsevolozhsk district, veterans, youth, representatives of regional and local administrations, the search expedition members, students of the University of Internal Affairs. Conduct of their relatives in the last journey of the Red Army came to the victims' families from the Altai, Krasnoyarsk, Perm, Khabarovsk, Kursk, Novosibirsk and Rostov regions. Funeral service for fallen soldiers committed Vsevolozhskogo Dean Archpriest Roman Gutu district.


During World War II the territory of present Dubrovsky settlement was part of the Nevsky bridgehead and it was an important part. This is where the hundreds of thousands of fighters 67th Army of the Leningrad Front under constant enemy fire were transported across the river, and the cost of living kept a small piece of land — "Nevsky snout", which brings down the enemy artillery.





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