The number of inhabitants of Russia who came to the French Embassy in Moscow to lay flowers in memory of the victims occurred in Paris on the last working day of the week a series of terrorist acts continues to grow, the queue of people lined up from the front of the gate to the entrance to the metro station " Oktyabrskaya-radial ".
in the last working day of the week in the evening in Paris there was a series of terrorist acts. Unknown opened fire in the 1st restaurant in 10 districts of the French capital, 3 explosion sounded in the immediate vicinity of the stadium " Stade de France ", where was held a friendly match the football teams of France And Germany, which was attended by French leader Francois Hollande. In addition, at a rock concert at the "Bataclan" in district eleven unknown took hostages. On the first day of the weekend Hollande said that the victims of a series of terrorist acts have become 127.
citizens began to bring flowers And candles to the gate of the French Embassy on Yakimanka street even late at night. At first, the number of applicants amounted to several people an hour, But already in the morning fresh flowers near the Embassy appeared every few minutes, and by early afternoon a stream of men with bouquets has become continuous.
Many come to the Embassy specially to commemorate the victims of the tragedy - someone on the subway, someone's car, slowing down at the Embassy for a few seconds to leave a bouquet And immediately leave. Some passers-by, seeing an endless series of people And learned about the tragedy, decided to join And ask the question, where nearby you can buy flowers. Among those who came - a variety of citizens: students, And retirees. Citizens often come as couples And families, take their children with them for a long time are quite close to the Embassy, embracing. Most women do not have the ability to hold back the tears.
often come links with France something personal - friends, family, work." I have had many friends live in France, I have a sister with a French nationality, she's in Paris, all night she called And asked how she was. It's awful, you know?", - said the employee of an investment entity Love.
"My whole life is connected with France, his student years, diploma in French writing, And master's And doctoral, And books. I have many friends in Paris. I few days ago, when the tragedy happened to our plane, got from my French friends condolences, for this reason, to Express solidarity - It's my duty, " said historian Peter.
However, for most who came to the Paris Embassy terrorist acts Is an expression of human empathy And citizenship.
"We came to Express solidarity with the people of France, to demonstrate that we are not in the end. To Express support for them, because there are always motives to fear for their lives, not to leave the house, sit in your own warm cocoon. We wish to Express our support And to say that life goes on, And they are not alone in their tragedy, " say the students of one of Moscow schools Timothy, Ruslan And Nikita.
"I have nothing to do with France. But just like Me, nothing connected with Ukraine, But I was Among the first who sent humanitarian aid there. It's just a human step ", - says the head of a nonprofit organization Alice.
"grief has no boundaries," explained own act student George.
"I came in solidarity. Still, It's a tragedy. Wanted 1st time to come to Express support, " said the civil servant Irina.
Most declarations of love to the French people." We love And respect this nation. And It's terrible what's going on. This can't be happening, " says the pensioner Tatyana.
In addition to flowers And candles, citizens leave the Embassy notes And posters. Most of them in French: "France, je pleure" ( "France, I'm crying" ), "Aujourd" hui nous sommes tous francais " ( "Today We are all French" ), " Paris, nous sommes avec vous. Etre forte " ( " Paris, We are with you! Be strong "), "Arretez la guerre" ( "Stop war" ).
"I'm glad the citizens are coming, And the heart responds, not all indifferent. It is such grief. Sympathy, anger, the desire for retribution. And how long It can last? The future is alarming. The desire, of course, that this evil was overcome, "says Valeria, who introduced herself as" the grandmother of 4 grandchildren."