on the Day of memory and grief in the waters of the Gulf of Finland soldiers of the Western military district honored the memory of sailors of the Baltic fleet, perished during the great Patriotic war. The commander of ZVO Hero of Russia, Colonel-General Alexander Zhuravlev along with the sailors lowered a wreath on the water.

As the press service of the Western military district, at four o’clock in the morning he heard a ship’s siren on the base trawler “Paul Know”. So the mariners have designated air alarm, symbolizing the 79th anniversary of the outbreak of the war. The ceremony was held on the beam of the lighthouse “Tolbukhin”. It ended with a moment of silence.

in addition to the trawler “Paul Chanov”, participated in the ceremony, the crew hydrographic, anti-sabotage and patrol boats. Also call servicemen laid wreaths to the mass graves in 26 constituent entities of the North-West and Central parts of the country.