Great Patriotic War

The battle of Stalingrad: a view from Jerusalem

The battle of Stalingrad: a view from Jerusalem

The Battle of Stalingrad is one of the largest and bloodiest battles in the history of warfare, and was a turning point in the Great Patriotic War. November 19 marks 79 years since the start of Operation Uranus that turned the tide of …

Baku presents ”Carpet map of Karabakh"

Baku presents ”Carpet map of Karabakh"

Presentation of the "Victory" carpet and "Shusha" tapestry was held today at the Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum in Baku within the framework of the Carpet Map of Karabakh project. The "Victory" carpet was woven by …

WWII high-explosive bomb found in Black Sea near Feodosia

WWII high-explosive bomb found in Black Sea near Feodosia

In Feodosia, the WWII explosive object was defused, the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia in the Republic of Crimea reports. The ammunition was found in the water near the southern pier of  Feodosia …

Fiery picture of war near the Victory Museum at Poklonnaya Gora

Fiery picture of war near the Victory Museum at Poklonnaya Gora

Today Russia marks a sad day – 80 years since the beginning of the Great Patriotic War. “The Candle of Memory” took place at midnight in the square in front of the Victory Museum at Poklonnaya Gora. Participants of the action …

  Vladimir Putin and Ilham Aliyev hold phone conversation

Vladimir Putin and Ilham Aliyev hold phone conversation

Russian President Vladimir Putin has phoned President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev today. The conversation took place shortly before Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov's arrival in Baku. According to the Kremlin, Putin …

Russia marks Victory Day (photo report)

Russia marks Victory Day (photo report)

Today Russia and countries of the post-Soviet space mark one of the main days in a year – the Victory Day. Commemorative events took place in the city of Military Glory Maloyaroslavets, as well as in the Ilyinsky Front where in October …

Residents of Dagestan to see Victory Parade in Kaspiysk live

Residents of Dagestan to see Victory Parade in Kaspiysk live

Dagestanis will watch live a military parade in Kaspiysk on the occasion of the 76th anniversary of the victory in the Great Patriotic War. The parade will be broadcasted by the RGVK Dagestan TV channel, beginning at 10:00. …

Ilham Aliyev congratulates Vladimir Putin on Victory Day

Ilham Aliyev congratulates Vladimir Putin on Victory Day

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev sent a congratulatory telegram to Russian President Vladimir Putin on the occasion of the 76th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War. The head of state noted that the traditions of …

Moscow decorated before Victory Day

Moscow decorated before Victory Day

Moscow is in the decorations before the Victory Day. This year, main elements of the city decorations are flags and flag constructions on main Moscow bridges and squares. …

May 9 celebration spot changed in Tbilisi

May 9 celebration spot changed in Tbilisi

This year, Victory Day in Georgia will not be celebrated in the capital's Vake park because of the ongoing renovation work. The memory of the victims of the Great Patriotic War will be honoured in Veterans' Culture and Rest Park …

Nur-Sultan prepares for Victory Day

Nur-Sultan prepares for Victory Day

A list of festive events in the capital of Kazakhstan dedicated to the upcoming holidays on May 7, Defender of the Fatherland Day, and May 9, Victory Day was published. Most of the events will take place online due to the pandemic. …

Rehearsal of Victory Day Parade in Moscow

Rehearsal of Victory Day Parade in Moscow

The first night-time rehearsal of the Victory Day Parade took place in Moscow on April 29th. The parade is scheduled on May 9th. This year, 37 parade squads and more than 190 pieces of military equipment will march in the Red …

Kremlin: Victory Parade to take place in 2021

Kremlin: Victory Parade to take place in 2021

The Victory Parade will definitely take place in 2021, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov assured, adding that it is yet unclear whether the parade will take place on May 9, as per tradition. "I do not know yet," he said, …