Thursday, August 17, 2017

German consulate in Yekaterinburg to hold commemorative event in November

The German consulate in Yekaterinburg recently announced that it will hold a commemorative event in mid-November to honor those who died in war.

The event, "Wide River," will be held on November 18 at 2 p.m. local time at Yekaterinburg's prisoners-of-war cemetery.

Wide River occurs on the existing Russian Day of Memory and Mourning and is intended to be a day of reflection for casualties of war and violence from any nation.

Those wishing to participate in Wide River are asked to notify the German consulate before November 13.