Tag Great Patriotic War
Recommended | Events | Culture | Fun  | 10.05.22

Russia Celebrated Victory Day [Photos, Videos]

Yesterday, on May 9, 2022, Russia celebrated the 77th anniversary of the victory in the Great Patriotic War. In all cities and town of the vast country solemn ceremonies and festive events were held. All those whose ancestors contributed to the victory, who shares the pride to be the heirs of victors and who wanted

Insight | Around Russia  | 07.12.21

WWII Veterans in Russia to Be Provided With Free Taxi Services

The Russian Ministry of Digital Development, Communications, and Mass Media is discussing with aggregators of online taxi services the possibility of providing veterans of the Great Patriotic War with a limit on free trips in 2022.  As reported, this was announced by the Head of the Ministry, Maksut Shadaev, during a meeting of the organizing

Recommended | Culture | Insight | Events | Omsk  | 11.08.21

Victory Train Has Arrived in Omsk

On August 9, the ‘Victory Train’ mobile museum arrived at the Omsk railway station. In eight carriages of the train, expositions on the theme of the Great Patriotic War reflecting different periods of the 40s are presented, om1 reports.   It is noted that all the tickets for the expositions in Omsk were sold immediately, in

Recommended | Culture | Visit  | 23.06.21

Over Half Russians Honour Second World War Victims Memory

On the Day of Memory and Sorrow which was yesterday, on June 22, more than half of Russians in one way or another were going to honour the memory of the victims of the Great Patriotic War, according to experts from the All-Russian Public Opinion Research Centre (VTsIOM).    On the Day of Memory and

Recommended | Culture | Events | Visit  | 22.06.21

Germans Admired Putin’s Article for Die Zeit

The article “Being Open Despite the Past” by Russian President, Vladimir Putin, was published today, on the Day of Memory and Sorrow, in the German online newspaper Die Zeit to coincide with the 80th anniversary of the beginning of the Great Patriotic War.   In the article, Putin stressed that Russia is open to honest and

Moscow | Culture | Events | Visit  | 22.06.21

Memory Line: Moscow Lit 1,418 Candles in Memory of War Heroes

The annual action dedicated to the beginning of the Great Patriotic War is being held today in Russia in honour of the Day of Memory and Sorrow. Thus, country residents pay tribute to their ancestors who fell in the battles for the Fatherland. The selected number of candles (1,418) symbolizes the number of days of

Insight | Rostov  | 24.05.21

Rostov Schoolchildren Took Part in Quest About Great Patriotic War

About 50 Rostov schoolchildren from orphanages took part in a military history quiz organized by MTS volunteers as part of the “Memory Through Generations” project, 1rnd reports.   According to the Director of MTS in the Rostov region, Igor Maryasov, the guys built fortifications in the format of a game quest, helped the fronts meet, restored

Insight | Around Russia  | 20.05.21

Russian Military Conducted 8 Search Expeditions to War Places

Russian military personnel conducted eight search expeditions last year to find those missing during the Great Patriotic War, TASS reports with reference to Russian Defence Minister, General of the Army Sergei Shoigu. According to him, 1,593 search teams are now registered in Russia, that is more than 48 thousand people.   Shoigu stressed that for many

Recommended | Culture | Fun | Music | Videos  | 13.05.21

Russian Composer Covered Victory Song for Bloggers [Video]

Russian composer, Igor Matvienko, presented a new arrangement of the song from the repertoire of the Lyube music group “For you, Motherland” for the 76th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War, TASS reports.    It is noted that the song “For you, Motherland” was recorded by the ‘Lyube’ music group for the

Culture | Visit  | 13.05.21

Russian Youth Held Over 800 Actions for Victory Day

Activists of the “Young Guard of United Russia” held more than 800 actions throughout the country during which they congratulated the veterans of the Great Patriotic War on Victory Day, TASS reports.   At the end of April, the volunteers launched the action “Patriotism in Action”, as part of which they decorated steles and monuments for

Moscow | Culture | Insight  | 13.05.21

Putin Laid Wreath at Unknown Soldier Tomb

Russian President Vladimir Putin laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the Kremlin Wall on May 9, 2021, together with Tajik President Emomali Rahmon and Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu, TASS reports.   The servicemen of the Presidential Regiment installed two wreaths at the Eternal Flame on behalf of the Russian President and