the head of government of Belarus Mikhail Myasnikovich held the third meeting of the Republican organizational Committee on preparation for celebrating the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Republic from the German fascist invaders and the victory of Soviet people in the great Patriotic war. As informs news Agency journalist, June 20, reported the press service of the Council of Ministers of Belarus.
The organizing Committee has considered agreed on the holding of the military parade and theatrical procession with the passage of military and civilian vehicles, as Well as the lump-sum material assistance to veterans of the great Patriotic war and certain categories of Residents affected by the consequences of war. Also was discussed the activity on improvement of social and living conditions of veterans, family members of soldiers, partisans and underground fighters who died during the war.
on 1 July Minsk will host a concert in the Palace of Republic, on July 2 will be solemnly opened the New building of the Belarusian state Museum of history of great Patriotic war, and 3 July there will be a parade and theatrical procession, after which there will be a gala concert. The set of activities included a gala concert " Roads liberators, the Republican physical culture and sports festival, the Republican exhibition-fair " Belarusian souvenir "shares " Soldier triangle ", " composition of memory and glory " and others - not only in Minsk, but also in the former Soviet Republic.
Mikhail Myasnikovich ordered to thoroughly review the parade and rally, the opening ceremony of the new building of Museum of great Patriotic war history. Museums and monuments in the regions must Also be set in order. For reviews of the head of the Council of Ministers, it is necessary more active to attract to these activities, young people and to provide the necessary attention to veterans." the head of the Republican Council of the Belarusian public Association of veterans Anatoly Novikov said that substantiated complaints from veterans on the issue of the lack of attention to them is not received. Anatoly Novikov expressed gratitude to the ministries, departments and organizations that are ready to provide assistance and support to the veterans. The head of the Republican Council said that the celebrations in honor of the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Belarus will take part presumably 90% of veterans of the country. In Belarus there are about 20 thousand of Veterans, of which direct participants in war, soldiers and partisans - 14 thousand ", - said in the message of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus on the results of the meeting of the organizing Committee." we have about 5 thousand Veterans a year away, " said Novikov. He tried to convince young people to communicate with veterans, noting: " They have something to tell you. Write this story and give the entry to the Museum. There is in each school Museum. This is because the history ". Was there a meeting bureaucrats " youth ", and that Novikov considers " reasonable " complaints, promulgated in the message is not specified.
As reported by the information Agency, according to results held in Belarus on November 24, 1996 a referendum 88, 18% of the Belarusians voted for postponement of the date of celebration of independence Day on July 3 - the Day of liberation of the capital of the BSSR from the Nazi invaders. The decision of Lukashenka military parade postponed from may 9 to July 3. Lukashenka has Also decided to build on the site of the great Patriotic war Museum in Minsk (October square, very close to the President's Administration) of a commercial object. The new building of Museum was constructed on the vacant lot near the Stela " Minsk hero city ": public discussion of the project was not carried out, and the building itself resembles a dome of the Reichstag finish in Asian style, which hoisted the flag of the former Soviet Republic.
Alyaksandr Lukashenka many times stated about that during the great Patriotic war killed thirty percent of the residents of the BSSR Is contrary to previously published data, the Soviet historians. When visiting the memorial complex " Khatyn " July 1, 2004, Lukashenko said Russia and Ukraine: " in Belarus in the land lies every third ". First Soviet historians have established that the loss of the BSSR in the years of the Second world war was about a quarter of the inhabitants, whereas deaths in concentration camps outside the Republic, died of wounds in hospitals and lost the war against Japan after the defeat of the third Reich. According to the opinions of political scientists, dosagecheap former Soviet Republic manipulates the data on losses and Belarus during the great Patriotic war. Experts draw attention to the application of the official Minsk representatives of loss factor of the BSSR in the years of the great Patriotic war With the demands to cancel the political and economic penalties, which apply to the Belarusian officials and state enterprises of the USA and the European Union, accusing the authorities of the former Soviet Republic in a systematic, widespread and flagrant violations of human rights. Also remember, yesterday the anniversary of the Patriotic war of 1812, the Belarusian authorities have conducted an audit of scientific, educational and reference books, as Well as educational programs and promotional materials, removing from them the mention of this war As a national Academy of Sciences of the former Soviet Republic has made adequate explanations. The government of Belarus in the year of the 200th anniversary of the war organized the celebration of Napoleon's occupation.