To commemorate the 82nd anniversary of the first mass deportation, Tadeusz Truskolaski — mayor of the City of Bialystok, Tadeusz Chwiedź — chairman of the Sybiraks’ Union, Bialystok Branch, Jolanta Hryniewicka — secretary of the Sybiraks’ Union, Bialystok Branch, lieutenant colonel Bogdan Topór — chairman of the National Board of the Association of Former Soldiers of the Polish Armed Forces in the West in Bialystok and Wojciech Śleszyński, PhD — director of the Sybir Memorial Museum laid flowers and candles in front of the Monument of the Katyn Massacre, the Monument-Tomb of the Unknown Sybirak and the Monument-Sign of Remembrance of the Polish Golgotha of the East.
Tribute to those who stayed on the ‘inhuman land’ payed also Robert Tyszkiewicz, a deputy and Cezary Rutkowski – chairman of the Sybiraks Grandsons’ Association.
Next event related to the anniversary will take place on February 12, 2022. The off-road part of the 4th Sybir Memorial Run will start at 5 p.m. in the Solnicki Forest (area of Filipowicz Street). The event is organized by the Sybir Memorial Museum with the cooperation with Bialystok Biega Foundation. More details at www.biegpamiecisybiru.pl.