It is a small village in the South of the Pskov region, Russia. During the World War II the German line of defense "Panther" past throw the village. People were killed, shot guns... It is impossible to imagine this in reality. Externally there is no hint of the events of 70 years old.
A magnificent Beauty around: fields full of flowers, forests and hugs lakes. But the land, it is enough to apply some efforts, shows the physical traces of bygone days. With a spade in my garden I found amazing things that had no place in my peaceful life. I listen to old people stories and my imagination helps me to see for a short moment the size of the catastrophe which broke out in the middle of the 20th century.
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