Belarusians commemorate Tadeusz Kościuszko in Warsaw (photo)

Members of the Belarusian National Memory came to his monument in the Polish capital with white-red-white flags on Monday. The Belarusians laid flowers near the monument and head of the organization Anatol Mihnavets made  a brief speech. Belarusians  will also visit Kościuszko  barrow in Krakow today.  

Tadeusz Kościuszko was born in the village of Mereczowszczyzna (the current Ivatsevichy District, Belarus) on February 4, 1746. Kościuszko  was a political and military figure in the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth , fought during the American Revolutionary War and he is a national hero of Belarus, Poland and the USA as well as an honorary citizen of France.