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Russia: One million join Immortal Regiment march in Moscow

Russian Federation, Moscow
May 9, 2018 at 16:17 GMT -00:00 · Published

According to organisers, up to a million people took part in Moscow's Immortal Regiment march on Wednesday, honouring those Russians that fought in World War II, on the 73rd anniversary of Victory Day.People marched along Tverskaya Street to the Red Square, holding portraits of their relatives and the unknown veterans of the war.“My great-grandfather went through the whole war, I don’t remember him, but I love him very much and am very proud of him,” a participant, Anastasiya, said. “My grandfather was captured in 1943 and was in the German concentration camp till 1945. He was very kind, I remember him,” another participant, Anna, said holding the portrait of her relative. Bessmertny Polk (Immortal Regiment) marches are scheduled in dozens of cities throughout Russia and across the globe in honour of those who fought Nazis.

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According to organisers, up to a million people took part in Moscow's Immortal Regiment march on Wednesday, honouring those Russians that fought in World War II, on the 73rd anniversary of Victory Day.People marched along Tverskaya Street to the Red Square, holding portraits of their relatives and the unknown veterans of the war.“My great-grandfather went through the whole war, I don’t remember him, but I love him very much and am very proud of him,” a participant, Anastasiya, said. “My grandfather was captured in 1943 and was in the German concentration camp till 1945. He was very kind, I remember him,” another participant, Anna, said holding the portrait of her relative. Bessmertny Polk (Immortal Regiment) marches are scheduled in dozens of cities throughout Russia and across the globe in honour of those who fought Nazis.

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