The photograph was taken in the Belgorod City Park. Every morning and every evening the shadows of the heroes of the Great Patriotic War appear
After the February Revolution of 1917, he was a Member of the Petrograd Soviet of Workers’ and Soldiers’ Deputies, a Delegate to the Seventh (April) All-Russian Conference and the Sixth Congress of the RSDLP (b). From March 1917 – Chairman of the Lugansk Committee of the Bolsheviks, from August – the Lugansk Council and the City Duma (until September 1917).
The time of severe trials proved the expediency of organizing a special fund of selected horse stock. In total, about three million horses came from the national economy to the front. Even more of them would be needed if, thanks to a well-organized military Veterinary Service, the vast majority of slightly wounded and sick animals did not return to Service – but were returned to the Home-Front to continue their vital patriotic services. However, more than a million uncomplaining Soviet War-Horse died in the anti-fascist war! Already, by 1942, the USSR was short of horses – with the shortfall being met by purchases from its allies in Mongolia!