Great Patriotic War

Putin awards honorary title to 20 cities

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree to award the honorary title ‘City of Labor Valor’ to 20 Russian cities. The document was uploaded to the Kremlin website.  Among the 20 cities are Nizhny Novgorod, …

Russia marks Day of Remembrance and Sorrow

On June 22, Russia annually commemorates the Day of Remembrance and Sorrow, when in 1941, 79 years ago, Nazi Germany attacked the Soviet Union. On June 22, 1941, German troops invaded the Soviet Union’s territory. German …

Pashinyan to attend Victory Day parade in Moscow

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has accepted Russian President Vladimir Putin's invitation to attend the Victory Day parade in Moscow on June 24, Pashinyan's Spokesperson Mane Gevorkyan said. "Prime Minister …

Kyrgyz president to attend Victory parade in Moscow

Kyrgyzstan’s President Sooronbay Jeenbekov will attend the upcoming military parade in Moscow on June 24, marking the 75th anniversary of the Second World War victory, spokesperson for the Kyrgyz leader Tolgonay Stamalieva said. …

Putin calls Merkel, Johnson over Victory Day

Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday spoke on the phone to mark the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II, Anadolu agency reports. The two leaders stressed that for Russia and Germany this …