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Laying wreath at Tomb of Unknown Soldier

June 22, 2020, Alexander Garden, Moscow

Vladimir Putin laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier to commemorate those killed in the Great Patriotic War.

The wreath-laying ceremony dedicated to the 79th anniversary of the beginning of the Great Patriotic War was attended by war veterans, students of the Moscow Suvorov Military Academy and the Ministry of Defence Boarding School for Girls of the Moscow Cadet Corps.

It was followed by ceremonial march of the Guards of Honour in front of the memorial.

The President also laid flowers at the memorial plaques honouring the hero cities and cities that have been awarded the title of City of Military Glory.

June 22, 2020, Alexander Garden, Moscow