On Tuesday, on the occasion of the 80th anniversary of German Nazi Germany’s attack on the Soviet Union, a wreath was laid at the memorial to the Soviet soldiers who died in the Second World War in Germany.
German President Frank-Waltersteinmeier said when laying the wreath: “No one suffered as many victims as the Soviet people at the time. However, these millions of people did not follow their suffering and our responsibilities. The required level is etched in our memory.” In front of the memorial to the fallen soldiers. The Soviet Union was in the Pankow district of Berlin.
This is one of the three monuments to the victims of the Soviet Union. It is also a military cemetery where the remains of about 13,000 soldiers and officers who died during the liberation of Berlin are buried.
Steinmeier said that the German war against the Soviet Union was a “barbaric act of murder” that has not been recorded so far, and that it has caused millions of victims.
“Remembering this hell, hostility, and degrading human lives are still German obligations and a warning to the rest of the world. Only those who can read the traces of the past and the present can create a future that avoids wars and rejects dictatorship and allows Peaceful coexistence. Is the President of Germany.
It is estimated that 27 million people died in the Soviet Union during World War II, of which 14 million were civilians.