Four retro car "Victory" arrived Tuesday at the Vienna area, am Schwarzenbergplatz, where since 1945 is a monument to the Soviet soldier-liberator. The participants of mediaexperience "one Victory for all" arrived in the capital of Austria from Budapest, before doing this carefully restored cars way in a few thousand kilometers from Khanty-Mansiysk and Murmansk via Magnitogorsk, where the expedition was officially launched on March 31, Rostov-on-don, the Crimea, Bulgaria, Serbia and Hungary. Part of the expedition visited on the way to Moldova and Romania.
"Our goal is the preservation of historical memory, historical truth," said the welcoming rally correspondents the commander Constantine Repin." We know that the joint soldiers once died within Europe. We wish that this feat will never be forgotten", He added.
After shooting and laying flowers to the memorial at Schwarzenbergplatz members of the expedition went on in Vienna's Central cemetery, where are buried about 3,000 Soviet soldiers killed during the battle of Vienna and died there soon After the Victory. On Wednesday, the expedition will depart from Vienna to the Slovak capital Bratislava, from this place through the Czech Republic to Berlin and then going back through Poland and Belarus in the capital of Russia, may 8, where it is expected a solemn meeting and a concert of Russian pop stars with songs of the war years on Poklonnaya hill, told the organizers.
in the expedition attended Four unique car "Victory" - two from the city of Nyagan, Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug - Ugra, one out of Murmansk and one in Volgograd. Behind the wheel - their owners. Rustam Gadzhiev recalls How he acquired his "Victory" (1951 year old man in the village." She stood on a tree stump, from which the moss has already taken up the case. In the trunk was a separate place for the hens who were carrying eggs there, " He says. Followed by 5 years of careful restoration work with the maximum possible use of the unique parts and materials. In fact, only the bolts nuts and screws in his car, named " White dream ", a fresh.
Had to repair the car and on the road. When there was a serious failure of one of engines in Bulgaria, the Participants of mediaexperience thought that the car cannot be repaired outside of Russia and He will go the distance. However, we found a local enthusiast of vintage cars who helped with the repairs." It was amazing! He didn't sleep, helped us with the repairs in your own garage and its details gave us, "says expedition Member journalist "Autoradio" Olga Kalinichenko. According to the participants of the rally, everywhere they encountered a warm welcome and great interest to Russia.
among the supposedly 30 members of the expedition correspondent, one blogger, photos and video correspondents. The participants were taken not only meeting and seeing off, the monuments to Soviet soldiers, which they were worshiped and cities that have passed. One of the main goals of the expedition was to record interviews with veterans of the war for the film that the expedition plans to release. Expedition member Andrei Zhdanov said that in comparison with the previous expedition, which was organized by this group of enthusiasts in 2013 in the cities-heroes in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus, veterans who are able to speak with the media, have been significantly reduced." How to declare themselves veterans, next April for them May not be ", - said Zhdanov.
The bitterer for the participants of the expedition was the loss on the first day of the week in Budapest hard disk, which was recorded all the footage in the trip video. Repin said that the bag with the disk is lost When the expedition moved photo and video equipment from floor to floor at the Budapest hotel. The participants were only pictures and small snippets of video." This is priceless. We can say that yesterday We re-started mediaexperience in part of the footage for the final film, " said Repin.
The expedition asked the correspondent to circulate a petition calling anonymously to return the footage." has the ability to be, will hand it over to the pawn shop, has the ability to be simply thrown out. We are very please found the disk with the filming of " Victories ", ambassadors and veterans in different countries to return it to us, " said Kalinichenko.