Gazprom conducts large-scale restoration of Eternal Flame memorials countrywide before 70th Anniversary of Victory in Great Patriotic War
Gazprom conducted a large-scale charity campaign a few days before the 70th Anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War. The Company allocated funds to support 65 Eternal Flame memorials in the hero-cities and cities of military glory, namely Moscow, St. Petersburg, Volgograd, Tula, Kursk, Sevastopol, and others. In addition, Gazprom maintained the Eternal Flame memorial built with the support of veterans and local citizens in Chkalovsk town (Nizhny Novgorod Region).
Lokot settlement, Bryansk Region – testing new Eternal Flame at Victory Square
Zhigulevsk, Samara Region – construction of town’s first Eternal Flame near Warrior Liberator monument
Just like in the previous years, Gazprom Group's gas distribution companies made great efforts on maintenance and restoration of the Eternal Flame memorials in many Russian cities, towns and settlements. On the threshold of the Victory Day, 1,240 memorials were improved in 1,135 population centers of 56 Russian regions.
Bryukhovetskaya village, Krasnodar Territory – maintenance of Eternal Flame incorporated in Mourning Mother memorial
Some memorials were supplied with natural gas: pipelines were built and gas burners were placed inside eternal flame cauldrons. Thus, natural gas was connected to 16 memorials in the Bryansk Region on the eve of the Victory Day Anniversary.
Syktyvkar – lighting Eternal Flame (reconstructed) at Victory Memorial
Navlya settlement, Bryansk Region – construction of new Eternal Flame in Crypto-Komsomol Members Public Gardens
Before the 70th Anniversary of the Great Victory Day, Gazprom's subsidiary Gazprom Transgaz Belarus improved 18 memorials and military monuments across the Republic of Belarus.
Gazprom will continue the extensive efforts aimed at retaining the military memorials in subsequent years.
Vyselki village, Krasnodar Territory – maintenance of Eternal Flame in Pantheon of Fame
Volgograd (hero-city) – gas burner check in Hall of Military Glory, Mamaev Hill