Brest: Anticipation of victory

­Today Brest Fortress is situated at the territory of the sovereign Republic of Belarus, formerly the Soviet Republic of Belorussia. But once, the fortress was the westernmost outpost of the Soviet Empire. On June 22, 1941, German fascist forces invaded the Soviet Union without a declaration of war. The Eastern Front’s first bitter fighting took place in Brest Fortress. Find out more on RT.