Great Patriotic War

Soil from Belarus mass grave to be taken to Azerbaijan

A ceremony to take soil from a mass grave in the Vitebsk District took place in Belarus. Lieutenant Sergei Nikolayev who died near Vitebsk at the age of 21 in winter 1943 and was buried in the mass grave. The hero has been given a …

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Baku: how to defeat fascism

The International conference titled "The unity of peoples as a key factor in victory over fascism and the maintenance of peace' is being held in Baku. It was organized by the Azerbaijani representation of the International Union …

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Air bomb found in Crimea

An air bomb of times of the Great Patriotic War was discovered by workers during a construction of the Tavrida road in the Crimea. The explosive item was found near the village of Gornostaevka. According to the specialists in …

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Armenian authorities condemn themselves for Nzhdeh

The meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the CSTO countries in Minsk ended with a signing of a statement in support of the UN General Assembly resolution on combating the glorification of Nazism and neo-Nazism. All foreign ministers, …

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Day of Remembrance and Sorrow in Moscow

June 22 is one of the most sad dates in the history of all the former Soviet republics - the beginning of the Great Patriotic War. This day reminds of all the killed, tortured, dead on the home front. A great sacrifice that the peoples of the …

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Russian actress Varvara Shurhovetskaya dies at 104

A Russian and Soviet theater actress, Varvara Shurhovetskaya, died today. She was 104. The actress died in Rostov-on-Don, the Rostov branch of the Union of Theater Workers of the Russian Federation reported. During the Great Patriotic …

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Baku - labor hero of the Great Victory

During the Great Patriotic War not even one bomb was dropped on Baku, it's residents didn't die under artillery fire, but the Azerbaijani capital became one of the main cities that helped to achieve the Great Victory. Nazi …

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Putin joins ‘Immortal Regiment’ march

Russian President Vladimir Putin took part in the ‘Immortal Regiment’ march in Moscow to commemorate those who fought or died in the Soviet Union’s Great Patriotic War against Nazi Germany. Putin took …

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Great Victory is common cause of all peoples of USSR

The preservation of the common historical memory of the peoples of the post-Soviet space about the Great Victory as the achievement of all nationalities of the USSR is of fundamental importance, the multinationality of Victory in the Great …

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Georgia marks Victory Day

Georgia is marking the 72nd anniversary of the Victory Day together with other countries. In Tbilisi each year on this date veterans, state officials and the general public gather at Vake Park to commemorate the day and lay wreaths at …

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Armenia celebrates Victory Day

Armenia is marking the 72nd anniversary of the Victory Day together with other countries. Since early morning, citizens and guests of capital city Yerevan have laid wreaths at the Eternal Flame before the Tomb of the Unknown …

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Baku celebrates 72nd anniversary of Great Victory

A solemn ceremony has been held in Baku to mark the 72nd anniversary of victory over fascism.  Azerbaijani President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Ilham Aliyev and First Lady, First Vice-President of …

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72nd anniversary of Victory in Great Patriotic War

Today, Russia and post-Soviet countries are celebrating one of the most important holidays of the year – the 72nd anniversary of Day of Victory in the Great Patriotic War over Nazi Germany. Celebrations will take place in Moscow …

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