Russia unveils plaque to memorialize two nurses killed by terrorist in Syria’s Aleppo


December 5, 2017 – Fort Russ News – Paul Antonopoulos

BIROBIDZHAN, Russia – The Eastern Military District’s press service said on Tuesday that a plaque to honor two Russian nurses who were killed in Syria’s north was unveiled in the Jewish Autonomous Region in Russia’s Far East.

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The plaque is set at the college in Birobidzhan where the two nurses, Galina Mikhailova and Galina Durachenko, had studied before being killed in Aleppo.    

“After the memorial plaque was unveiled, the colleagues and friends of Nadezhda and Galina, and also local citizens attended a funeral service in the Annunciation Cathedral for the young women who died heroically,” the press service said.

They were killed on December 5, 2016 when terrorist forces shelled a Russian makeshift hospital in Aleppo.

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