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The administration of the urban settlement Khelyuli is carrying out a project to improve the territory of the common grave of Soviet soldiers in the settlement of Kheljulya, Sortavala region, as part of the federal project “Formation of a comfortable urban environment”.
The design solution for the reconstruction and landscaping of the territory of the mass grave of the Soviet soldiers in the settlement of Khelyulya, Sortavala region, was made by Inna Vladimirovna Morozova, an associate professor of the Institute of Forest, Mining and Construction Sciences, together with students of landscape architecture education a cooperation agreement between the Petrozavodsk State University and the Sortavala District Administration.

Petrozavodsk State University helps preserve the memory of citizens who died in military service during the Great Patriotic War by promoting patriotism in the younger generation by promoting the efforts of the executive and legislative branches of the state power of the Republic of Karelia brings together representatives of economic, public, veteran and military-patriotic organizations for the purpose of preserving objects of historical and cultural heritage,

– said Yulia Sergeevna Shuvalova, director of the PetrSU Interdistrict Resource Center in Sortavala.

Historical reference:

Resolution of the Council of Ministers of the Karelian Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic (p. 34) No. 199 of April 21, 1971 “A mass grave in the Kheljulya settlement is considered an object under state protection.”

By decree of the Council of Ministers of the KASSR of April 20, 1987 No. 149, the memorial “Mourning Mother” for the fallen 1941–1945 in the village. Kheljulya becomes a cultural heritage of the Republic of Karelia.

The mass grave contains 366 Soviet soldiers who died during the Great Patriotic War. Basically, the burial is connected with 45 days of defensive battles for Sortavala of the 168th Division, the 367th Rifle and 453rd Artillery Regiments of the 71st Division and the 3rd Border Division against superior enemy forces in July-August 1941.

Also in the grave is a group of Soviet prisoners of war who died in 1942-1943. in Sortavala concentration camp number 14, and soldiers of the 7th Army, Private PP Kozlov (310th Division) and Private VA Shutnikov (150th fortified area), who died in late 1944

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