Voices from Russia

Sunday, 25 July 2010

A Photo Essay. Glory to the Men of the “Kursk”… Eternal be Their Memories!

K141 Kursk, in service 1994-2000, lost with all hands, 12 August 2000

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In Memory of the Heroes of the ‘Kursk’, sung by the famous rock band Lyube (they sing the well-known song KomBat about the heroes of the Afghan War, as well)

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Planview of the Project 949/949A Nuclear-powered Cruise Missile Submarine

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The wreckage of the Kursk in drydock

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Navy honour guard stands vigil over the remains of the victims of the Kursk tragedy

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Family members remember their loved ones at the site of the tragedy

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A wreath was tossed into the sea at the site of the sinking of the Kursk

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A tribute by an Italian artist to the crew of the Kursk

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They cast off the lines… they battened down the hatches…

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“Straight board, sir… rigged for diving”…

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Little did they know that it was the “last dive”…

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A memorial to the crew of the Kursk in front of the Central Armed Forces Museum in Moscow

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Memorial to the crew of the Kursk with graves of crewmembers, St Petersburg

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Memorial to the crew of the Kursk in St Petersburg

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K141 APL Kursk, Nuclear-powered Cruise Missile Submarine, on eternal patrol, 12 August 2000

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Remember… they all had faces… they all had names… to all the crewmembers of the Kursk

Вечная память!

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