every year on June 22, held all-Russia action “Candle of memory”. In terms of restrictive measures against the coronavirus this year it is held in a new format — online. On the website you can “light” a candle in memory of the victims and find out how he met the war of our country. Taking part in the “Candle of memory”, you are also helping the living veterans of the great Patriotic war: every lighted candle is 1 ruble for care of veterans.

June 22, 1941 became a national tragic date — the beginning of the great Patriotic war, which claimed 27 million lives of Soviet citizens. On this day the inhabitants of our country light candles in memory of those who sacrificed themselves for the sake of our peaceful life.

Monday, June 15, to “light” a candle at . Clicking the “Light a candle of memory”, you will learn what the account became your candle and can tell about the campaign in their social networks. By the way, from 20 to 22 June, the users of Vkontakte and Odnoklassniki will be able to give the “Candle of memory” to his friends.

the Funds will be sent to the veterans Charity Foundation “Memory of generations”.

On the project website you can also see how our cities, from Moscow to Vladivostok, met the Great Patriotic war.

“Candle of memory” is an international, nationwide event, which appeared in 2009. For 11 years, joined more than 3,000 cities and towns in Russia and abroad. Each year the event brings thousands of people into public areas, so we can honor the memory of the heroes of the great Patriotic war who did not return from the battlefield home. This year, many of us will not be able to join it due restrictions associated with the coronavirus, but we will still be able to remember the heroes of our country at .