DNR residents gathered at the memorial “Saur-Grave” in honor of Victory Day
From: ria.ru, 11:58, 07.05.2016
– “SNOW (Donetsk region), may 7 — RIA Novosti. Several thousand people in the self-proclaimed DND gathered at the destroyed memorial “Saur-Grave” at a solemn event dedicated to the 71st anniversary of the great Victory.
Currently, the monument is a memorial service. The event was attended by the head of the Republic Alexander Zakharchenko, the speaker of the Parliament DND Denis Putilin, the Ministers and other officials, reports from the scene the correspondent of RIA Novosti.
The memorial complex “Saur-Grave was built after the great Patriotic war on the mound, where during the war there were persistent bloody battles. This high point gave the lives of over 23 thousand soldiers of the red Army. It was an Eminence, after the capture of which began the liberation of Donbass from Nazi invaders.
In summer 2014, the battle for the Kurgan was fought between militia DND and the Ukrainian security forces, there were fresh graves and symbolic bell. During the fighting, the memorial complex was virtually destroyed. Ukrainian security forces trying to dislodge the defenders with dominant height used any means available: in the course were infantry fighting vehicles, tanks, artillery. Nearly a month later, on August 10, collapsed monument – the heavy statue of the Soviet war. The fighting lasted more than two months and ended with the defeat of security forces.“
Saur-Grave. Cap. Semenov commandant of the garrison. HERO DPR
From: Gennady Oak (gennadiydubovoy) wrote, 2016-05-07 18:08:00
– “Saur-Grave. Cap. Semenov commandant of the garrison. HERO DPR. From the first days of the Slav epic and to this day, the soldiers felt and feel to it unconditional trust. A man of Honor, of remarkable intelligence, diamond will. WARRIOR. (…)“
Today on Saur-the Grave of soldiers enduring Semenovski battalion honored the memory of fallen heroes
From: Gennady Oak (gennadiydubovoy) wrote, 2016-05-07 17:23:00
– “Today on Saur-the Grave of soldiers enduring Semenovski battalion paid tribute to the fallen heroes of the great Patriotic War and the soldiers Novorossia, who died on Saur-the Grave in the battles for the reunification of the Russian World in 2014 year. Honored brothers in spirit. The Russian Soldiers. The photo is still live fighters-semenovtsi: Svyatogor, Phoenix, Artist, Malyi (Small/Little) a and others.“