Victory Day

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Georgia marks Victory Day

Georgia marks Victory Day

Georgia is marking the 72nd anniversary of the Victory Day together with other countries. In Tbilisi each year on this date veterans, state officials and the general public gather at Vake Park to commemorate the day and lay wreaths at …

Armenia celebrates Victory Day

Armenia celebrates Victory Day

Armenia is marking the 72nd anniversary of the Victory Day together with other countries. Since early morning, citizens and guests of capital city Yerevan have laid wreaths at the Eternal Flame before the Tomb of the Unknown …

Putin and Dodon lay wreath at Tomb to Unknown Soldier

Putin and Dodon lay wreath at Tomb to Unknown Soldier

Russian President Vladimir Putin has laid a wreath at the Tomb to the Unknown Soldier at the Kremlin wall as part of the Victory Day celebrations devoted to the 72nd anniversary of the Soviet Union’s victory over Nazi …

Baku celebrates 72nd anniversary of Great Victory

Baku celebrates 72nd anniversary of Great Victory

A solemn ceremony has been held in Baku to mark the 72nd anniversary of victory over fascism.  Azerbaijani President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Ilham Aliyev and First Lady, First Vice-President of …

72nd anniversary of Victory in Great Patriotic War

72nd anniversary of Victory in Great Patriotic War

Today, Russia and post-Soviet countries are celebrating one of the most important holidays of the year – the 72nd anniversary of Day of Victory in the Great Patriotic War over Nazi Germany. Celebrations will take place in Moscow …

Istanbul holds 'Immortal Regiment' march

Istanbul holds 'Immortal Regiment' march

The Second World War commemoration event, dubbed 'Immortal Regiment', took place in Turkey on Sunday, with more than 300 people attending the event, press attache of the Russian Consulate in Istanbul, Sergey Losev …

Astana hosts biggest ever military parade

Astana hosts biggest ever military parade

Kazakhstan's biggest ever military parade dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the country's Armed Forces started in Astana at the "Kazakh Eli" monument square, Kazinform news agency reports. The parade is reviewed by …

Dress rehearsal for Victory Day parade kicks off in Moscow

Dress rehearsal for Victory Day parade kicks off in Moscow

Dress rehearsal for the Victory Day parade has kicked off in Moscow. More than 10,000 servicemen and 114 pieces of equipment participate in it. In addition to tanks and other military equipment, military personnel of higher military …

"Immortal Regiment" marches held across the world

"Immortal Regiment" marches held across the world

The "Immortal Regiment" marches honoring Victory Day will be held across the world. The Immortal Regiment is a patriotic initiative that commemorates WWII soldiers in marches held across Russia and other countries …

International Forum of Victors opens in Astana

International Forum of Victors opens in Astana

The International Forum of Victors titled 'Great Victory mined by unity' was opened in Astana. It is attended by state authorities, scientists and experts, veterans, representatives of youth organizations and cultural figures from all CIS …

Ramazan Abdulatipov: "One should never seek revenge on history"

Ramazan Abdulatipov: "One should never seek revenge on history"

The head of Dagestan, Ramazan Abdulatipov, told Vestnik Kavkaza about understanding the nature of a nation as a whole and the Russian nation in particular, as well as about those factors ensuring its unity, in the first place - the preservation of historical memory.

Russians observe a minute’s silence for WWII victims

Russians observe a minute’s silence for WWII victims

A minute’s silence has been observed throughout Russia in honor of those who died in the Second World War, TASS reports. Russian television channels and radio stations suspended broadcasting for five minutes to mark the 71st …