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Russia: Shoigu lays foundations for a monument to WW2 soldiers in Moscow01:31

Russia: Shoigu lays foundations for a monument to WW2 soldiers in Moscow

Russian Federation, Moscow
May 26, 2017 at 13:38 GMT +00:00 · Published

Russian Defence Minister General of the Army Sergei Shoigu and his colleagues from Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) countries laid the foundation stone for the sculpture 'Tree of Life', in Moscow, On Friday. The monument will be dedicated to the Soviet and allied soldiers of World War II

"We are opening the stone of the sculptural composition Tree of Life. The future monument will become a symbol of the unity of all who, at different times with arms in hand, defended the freedom and independence of their country", said the minister, who came up with idea for the monument himself.

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Russian Defence Minister General of the Army Sergei Shoigu and his colleagues from Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) countries laid the foundation stone for the sculpture 'Tree of Life', in Moscow, On Friday. The monument will be dedicated to the Soviet and allied soldiers of World War II

"We are opening the stone of the sculptural composition Tree of Life. The future monument will become a symbol of the unity of all who, at different times with arms in hand, defended the freedom and independence of their country", said the minister, who came up with idea for the monument himself.

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