"Igumenskij Way" began with worship near one of the crosses.
Priest Belarusian Autocephalous Orthodox Church Father Leonid:
"Lord Jesus Christ, our God, You alone was innocent repressed. Suffered, crucified. Gentle eyes Look at the dead from the atheist regime when the tyrant Stalin Igumen sufferers."
"At This year organizers of the event were representatives of the Conservative Christian Party BPF. Also joined by members of the Belarusian Popular Front movement, historians, some inhabitants of the town in June.
Vice-chairman CCP BPF Yury Belenky:
"If every Belarusian will not grow their own kids in the Belarusian culture, Belarusian word, relying on our Christian faith, there will again be an invasion of atheists and there’ll be innocent blood."
Ernst Sabila, the prisoner of the Gulag, the pastor of the Belarusian Evangelical Church:
"We heard that there innocent people are shot. And those who shot, nobody beheld coming bowed to this place? Not beheld such … And Jesus says, "Repent." A civil law also states: "Offenders, repent."
Rain prevented speak to all present — scientific teacher to Kurapaty memorial May Klyashtornaya researcher beginning of the war and Stalin’s repressions historian Igor Kuznetsov and others.
Participants zhalbinav started and finished memorial share the anthem "God Almighty."
• June — 2nd Kurapaty (photos) 27.06.2005