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The President signed Executive Order on celebrating 75th anniversary of Victory in Great Patriotic War of 1941–1945

May 10, 2018

In particular, the President instructed the Government to draft and approve a plan for preparing and holding the main celebratory events, including those featuring heads of foreign state and government.

Furthermore, the Government was instructed to launch efforts aimed at improving the socioeconomic status of the Great Patriotic War veterans.

Federal executive agencies were instructed to provide veterans with all-round assistance in addressing their needs in terms of social security, as well as help local governments clean up and improve military burial sites and memorials, engage in efforts to find and recover the remains of military personnel who died while protecting their Fatherland.

The Executive Order came into force on May 9, 2018. Russia is set to mark the 75th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War in 2020.

May 10, 2018