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Russia: 'We bow down to you' - Putin to veterans during V-Day reception01:36

Russia: 'We bow down to you' - Putin to veterans during V-Day reception

Russian Federation, Moscow
May 9, 2018 at 12:03 GMT -00:00 · Published

Russian President Vladimir Putin held a reception celebrating WWII veterans at the Kremlin on Wednesday, as part of celebrations dedicated to the 73rd anniversary of the Soviet victory in the Great Patriotic War. In his speech the president underlined that everyone who gave their lives for the homeland is remembered "in every new day which is paid off by their courage and self-sacrifice". He also said that all Russian citizens are proud of the veterans and "we bow down our heads to their feet." The event was also attended by Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. A number of commemorative events celebrating the 73nd anniversary of the official capitulation of Nazi Germany at the end of World War II will take place in 28 Russian cities.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin held a reception celebrating WWII veterans at the Kremlin on Wednesday, as part of celebrations dedicated to the 73rd anniversary of the Soviet victory in the Great Patriotic War. In his speech the president underlined that everyone who gave their lives for the homeland is remembered "in every new day which is paid off by their courage and self-sacrifice". He also said that all Russian citizens are proud of the veterans and "we bow down our heads to their feet." The event was also attended by Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. A number of commemorative events celebrating the 73nd anniversary of the official capitulation of Nazi Germany at the end of World War II will take place in 28 Russian cities.

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