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Vladimir Putin took part in the Immortal Regiment event

May 9, 2018

The President took part in the march organised by the Immortal Regiment national public civil-patriotic movement. The President, joining other participants of the event, walked on Red Square holding a portrait of his father.

Tags: Great Patriotic War, Moscow

Official reception to mark Victory Day

May 9, 2018

The Kremlin hosted an official reception to mark the 73rd anniversary of the Victory in the 1941–45 Great Patriotic War.

Tags: Great Patriotic War

Laying wreath at Tomb of Unknown Soldier

May 9, 2018

After the military parade on Red Square, Vladimir Putin laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in the Alexander Garden

Tags: Great Patriotic War

Military parade on Red Square

May 9, 2018

Vladimir Putin attended a military parade marking the 73rd anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War of 1941–1945.

Tags: Armed Forces, Great Patriotic War

Congratulations to heads of state on the 73rd anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War

May 8, 2018

Vladimir Putin congratulated the leaders of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Abkhazia and South Ossetia, as well as the citizens of Georgia and Ukraine, on the 73rd anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War.

Tags: Great Patriotic War

Message of greetings to participants, organisers and guests of patriotic concert Thank You for Your Loyalty, Descendants

May 5, 2018

Vladimir Putin sent a message of greetings to the participants, organisers and guests of the patriotic concert Thank You for Your Loyalty, Descendants timed to Victory Day.

Tags: Great Patriotic War

The list of journalists accredited to cover the celebrations of the 73rd anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War

April 27, 2018

The list of Russian and foreign journalists accredited to cover the events celebrating the 73rd anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War has been published.

Tags: Great Patriotic War, media

Greetings to participants in the international forum Victory Forged by Unity: The Heroism of Partisans and Resistance Fighters in the Great Patriotic War

April 25, 2018

Vladimir Putin sent his greetings to the participants and guests of the international forum Victory Forged by Unity: The Heroism of Partisans and Resistance Fighters in the Great Patriotic War, which is underway in Bryansk.

Tags: Great Patriotic War

Sergei Ivanov attended opening ceremony of Memory Watch 2018

March 2, 2018

Special Presidential Representative for Environmental Protection, Ecology and Transport Sergei Ivanov attended the opening ceremony for Memory Watch 2018.

Tags: Great Patriotic War, Belgorod Region

Greetings to participants and guests of the opening ceremony for Memory Watch 2018

March 1, 2018

Vladimir Putin sent his greetings to participants and guests of the opening ceremony for the national commemorative event Memory Watch 2018 and wished them a good search season.

Tags: Great Patriotic War

Visit to the Russia – My History Interactive Museum

February 2, 2018

Before departing from Volgograd, Vladimir Putin visited the Russia – My History Interactive Museum.

Tags: Great Patriotic War, Volgograd Region

75th anniversary of victory in the Battle of Stalingrad

February 2, 2018

On the 75th anniversary of the victory in the Battle of Stalingrad, the President visited the Battle of Stalingrad State Historical Memorial Museum on Mamayev Kurgan. He laid a wreath at the Eternal Flame in the Hall of Military Glory and honoured the memory of those who perished with a minute of silence.

Tags: Great Patriotic War, Volgograd Region

Event devoted to International Holocaust Remembrance Day and the anniversary of the complete lifting of siege of Leningrad

January 29, 2018

Vladimir Putin and Benjamin Netanyahu took part in the event devoted to International Holocaust Remembrance Day and the anniversary of the complete lifting of the Nazi siege of Leningrad.

Tags: foreign policy, Great Patriotic War, Israel

Visit to Jewish Museum and Tolerance Centre

January 29, 2018

Vladimir Putin and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who arrived in Russia on a short working visit, visited the Jewish Museum and Tolerance Centre.

Tags: culture, foreign policy, Great Patriotic War, Israel

Visiting the Proryv Panorama Museum

January 18, 2018

Vladimir Putin toured the recreation of the battle near the village of Arbuzovo on the southern tip of Nevsky Pyatachok during his visit to the Proryv [Breakthrough] Panorama Museum. The President also met with veterans and members of youth organisations, and watched a new feature film Frontier with them. Its main character was transported from today to January 1943, when bloody fighting took place on Nevsky Pyatachok.

Tags: Great Patriotic War, regions, Leningrad Region

Vladimir Putin took part in commemorative events marking 75th anniversary of breaking Nazi siege of Leningrad

January 18, 2018

At Piskaryovskoye Memorial Cemetery, the President paid tribute to the memory of Leningrad residents and the defenders of the city as he laid flowers at the monument to the Motherland. Then, the President visited Nevsky Pyatachok military-historical complex, where he laid flowers at the Landmark Stone monument.

Tags: Great Patriotic War, regions, Leningrad Region

Executive Order on improving material position of veterans living in Israel

July 8, 2017

Vladimir Putin signed Executive Order On Improving the Material Position of Certain Categories of Veterans of the 1941–1945 Great Patriotic War, Living in the State of Israel.

Tags: Great Patriotic War

Wreath-laying ceremony at Tomb of Unknown Soldier

June 22, 2017

Vladimir Putin laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier on the Day of Memory and Sorrow.

Tags: Great Patriotic War

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