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Partisan Glory Park and Post No. 1 will welcome tourists in Vitebsk on the Victory Day

29.03.2010 13:07, Diana Kurilo (translated by Institution "Interaction"), BELTA

Partisan Glory Park named after Minai Shmyrev will appear in Vitebsk.

This news was announced by Aleksandr Kosinets, Chairman of the Vitebsk Region Executive Committee.

The name of Minai Shmyrev, initiator of the partisan movement in the Vitebsk region and Hero of the Soviet Union, will be given to one of Vitebsk parks, now called the Lenin Park. In this park, museum dedicated to the famous partisan is situated.

According to the plans of the project’s authors, the Partisan Glory Park will feature such tourist attractions as busts of famous partisans, as well as partisan huts.

Official opening of the renovated park will take place on the 9th of May. Before the Victory Day, Post No 1 will be restored in Vitebsk. The Honorary Guard, consisting of young cadets and pioneers, will stand near the renovated monument at the Victory square.