Great Patriotic War

Russian actress Varvara Shurhovetskaya dies at 104

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 …

Marina Lagutina on Vesti.FM: The peoples of the South Caucasus made a huge contribution to the military victories of Russia

Marina Lagutina on Vesti.FM: "The peoples of the South Caucasus made a huge contribution to the military victories of Russia"

The representatives  of the South Caucasus’ peoples showed courage and selflessness many times, becoming the heroes of Russia’s and later the Soviet Union’s military campaigns, an expert of Vestnik Kavkaza, Marina Lagutina, …

Baku - labor hero of the Great Victory

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 …

Putin joins ‘Immortal Regiment’ march

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 …

Simferopol hosts Victory Parade for first time in 26 years

Simferopol hosts Victory Parade for first time in 26 years

Simferopol, the capital of Russia's Republic of Crimea, hosted its first military parade since 1991 to honor the 72nd anniversary of the Victory over Nazi Germany in the Great Patriotic War. The parade, involving some 1000 troops …

Great Victory is common cause of all peoples of USSR

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 …

Georgia marks Victory Day

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 …

Armenia celebrates Victory Day

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 …

Putin and Dodon lay wreath at Tomb to Unknown Soldier

Putin and Dodon lay wreath at Tomb to Unknown Soldier

Russian President Vladimir Putin has laid a wreath at the Tomb to the Unknown Soldier at the Kremlin wall as part of the Victory Day celebrations devoted to the 72nd anniversary of the Soviet Union’s victory over Nazi …

‘Immortal Regiment’ march held in Beijing, Bishkek and Paris

‘Immortal Regiment’ march held in Beijing, Bishkek and Paris

About 300 people gathered in Beijing’s Chaoyang Park to participate in the ‘Immortal Regiment’ march to commemorate soldiers who had fought or died in World War II, march coordinator Yelena Timofeyeva said. …

Baku celebrates 72nd anniversary of Great Victory

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 …

72nd anniversary of Victory in Great Patriotic War

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 …

Immortal Regiment march held in Seattle, Vancouver and Saint Paul

"Immortal Regiment" march held in Seattle, Vancouver and Saint Paul

The "Immortal Regiment" march was held today in several US cities, including Seattle (Washington). Around 500 people have gathered to participate in it. The march was held for the first time in Saint Paul (capital of …

Ramazan Abdulatipov personally congratulates Great Patriotic War veteran

Ramazan Abdulatipov personally congratulates Great Patriotic War veteran

92-year-old veteran of the Great Patriotic War, Gadzhi Inchilov, received the head of Dagestan Ramazan Abdulatipov, who came to congratulate him on the Victory Day and thank him for his heroism during the …

Immortal Regiment march to be held in Tbilisi for the first time

"Immortal Regiment" march to be held in Tbilisi for the first time

The "Immortal Regiment" march will be held for the first time in Tbilisi's Victory Park on May 9. This was announced by the organizers of this event. Descendants of veterans, veterans' organizations of Georgia and …

Istanbul holds #039Immortal Regiment#039 march

Istanbul holds 'Immortal Regiment' march

The Second World War commemoration event, dubbed 'Immortal Regiment', took place in Turkey on Sunday, with more than 300 people attending the event, press attache of the Russian Consulate in Istanbul, Sergey Losev …

Yevgeny Nikolaychuk on Vesti.FM: military traditions of Russia#039s peoples were created by Red Army

Yevgeny Nikolaychuk on Vesti.FM: military traditions of Russia's peoples were created by Red Army

Most military traditions of the modern Russian army were created long before by the Soviet Workers' and Peasants' Red Army, leading analyst of Vestnik Kavkaza, Evgeny Nikolaychuk, said today during a live …

Astana hosts biggest ever military parade

Astana hosts biggest ever military parade

Kazakhstan's biggest ever military parade dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the country's Armed Forces started in Astana at the "Kazakh Eli" monument square, Kazinform news agency reports. The parade is reviewed by …

Andrey Petrov on Vesti.FM: Immortal Regiment helps to preserve interethnic unity

Andrey Petrov on Vesti.FM: Immortal Regiment helps to preserve interethnic unity

Today’s main issue of the contribution of the peoples of Russia to the Great Victory is the issue of preserving the historical memory of the Great Victory as the achievement of all Soviet people, of all nationalities of the USSR, the …

#039Heirs of Victory#039 conference held in Moscow on Leila Aliyeva#039s initiative

'Heirs of Victory' conference held in Moscow on Leila Aliyeva's initiative

The historical and cultural conference titled 'The Heirs of Victory' dedicated to the 72nd anniversary of the victory in the Great Patriotic War was held in Moscow on the initiative of the Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, …

International Forum of Victors opens in Astana

International Forum of Victors opens in Astana

The International Forum of Victors titled 'Great Victory mined by unity' was opened in Astana. It is attended by state authorities, scientists and experts, veterans, representatives of youth organizations and cultural figures from all CIS …

Ramazan Abdulatipov: One should never seek revenge on history

Ramazan Abdulatipov: "One should never seek revenge on history"

The head of Dagestan, Ramazan Abdulatipov, told Vestnik Kavkaza about understanding the nature of a nation as a whole and the Russian nation in particular, as well as about those factors ensuring its unity, in the first place - the preservation of historical memory.

Putin: falsification of history lead to disunity of countries and peoples

Putin: falsification of history lead to disunity of countries and peoples

Russian President Vladimir Putin has voiced confidence that cynical attitude towards history leads to the dissociation of peoples.  "We can see what risks are posed by cynical attitude towards the past, how …

Gennady Matishov: Baku#039s multilateral contribution to Great Victory

Gennady Matishov: Baku's multilateral contribution to Great Victory

The contribution of the Azerbaijani SSR to victory in the Great Patriotic War is underestimated, academician, chairman of the Southern Scientific Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences Gennady Matishov said, speaking to …

Failed provocation against Azerbaijan

Failed provocation against Azerbaijan

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Elmar Mammadyarov lays wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Moscow

Elmar Mammadyarov lays wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Moscow

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Azerbaijani Minister of Foreign Affairs, Elmar Mammadyarov, took part today in the ceremony of laying flowers at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in the Alexander Garden in Moscow, the correspondent of the Vestnik Kavkaza …

 Russia to mark 75th anniversary of victory in Battle of Stalingrad

Russia to mark 75th anniversary of victory in Battle of Stalingrad

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the executive order on celebrating the 75th Anniversary of the victory by the Soviet Army in the Battle of Stalingrad against Nazi German troops. "Considering the fact that …

#0391941. Brest Fortress.#039 Half a century study of heroism

'1941. Brest Fortress.' Half a century study of heroism

Laila Akhmetova restored biographies of Kazakhstanis, who participated in the defense of Brest Fortress

March in honor of historic parade of 1941 starts on Red Square

March in honor of historic parade of 1941 starts on Red Square

A solemn parade dedicated to the anniversary of the historic parade of November 7th 1941 has started on Red Square in Moscow with the chime of bells and "The Sacred War" song. The servicemen carry flags of units that defended …

The drive of Cambridge Five

The drive of Cambridge Five

They were convinced humanists, who fought for peace