Milestones in History


Laying down souls for their friends: the pioneers-heroes

Once, every schoolboy in Russia, Belarus and other union republics knew the names of Marat Kazeya, Zina Portnova, Loni Golikov and Vali Kotik - and these names were admired. Still, these guys from 14 to 16 years bravely fought with the Nazi invaders, were awarded the title of Hero of the Soviet Union!