A tribute to the historical events of 1917 was paid in Minsk today. Representatives of the Communist Party of Belarus, public associations, youth organizations and labor collectives laid flowers at the monument to Vladimir Lenin on Independence Square. More than 200 people took part in the event. The events of 1917 contributed to the fact that the rights to an 8-hour working day, free general and vocational education, including higher education, the rights to work and free medical care were enshrined in the law. Pre-school facilities have become available.