On the wreath-laying ceremony at the Valleroy stele

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On the wreath-laying ceremony at the Valleroy stele

 

The May 22, 2016 in tribute to Soviet soldiers fallen in Lorraine senior  diplomats of the Russian diplomatic and consular missions in France and Luxembourg attended the wreath laying ceremony at the stele of Valleroy and the monument to the city’s dead.

54 Soviet prisoners of war buried on the cemetery of Valleroy died of hunger or exhaustion after being captured by the Nazis and brutally exploited in  concentration camp.

The French participants in the ceremonies were represented by Mr. François Proisy, Sub-Prefect of Briey (department Meurthe-et-Moselle), Christian Lamorlette, Mayor of Valleroy, the mayors of neighboring towns, representatives of veterans organizations, political parties and local residents.

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