Russia on Tuesday celebrates one of the most important dates in the history of the great Patriotic war — the 76 anniversary of the Soviet counterattack near Moscow.
In the capital in memory of the heroism of the Soviet army to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier laid flowers by the mayor Sergei Sobyanin. After the solemn March of the honour guard, all the participants honored the memory of victims minute of silence, reports «TV Center».
On 5 December 1941, after heavy fighting, the Red army counterattacked. The battle of Moscow was the first major defeat of Nazi Germany. It was then that the invaders were able to throw from the capital. Despite the fact that numerous German troops almost twice our group. It is a battle dispelled the myth of the invincibility of the German troops.