October 15, the Russian Centre of Science and Culture in Chennai hosted a grand opening of the exhibition of the Great Patriotic war posters “Land of Heroes”. The exhibition from the collections of the State historical museum became the first in the series of events of the RCSC, dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the Victory in Second World War.
Inaugural speeches at the opening ceremony were made by Mr Gennadii Rogalev, Director of the RCSC, Mr. M. Roosevelt, Executive Vice President of Madras Film Society, and Prof. Inderjeet Singh Sodhi, Head, Department of Local Governance, Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development. “The poster's exhibition gives the viewer a chance to feel the patriotism and selflessness of the Soviet soldiers and the Soviet people, who fought for peace and freedom and managed to defeat fascism for the sake of their country and for all mankind,” Mr. Rogalev noted in his speech.
The opening ceremony was attended by the Indian students and local public.