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Events | Visit  | 05.05.22

Great Patriotic War Veterans to Be Provided With Free Taxi

On Victory Day, veterans of the Moscow region will be able to use taxi services for free. The campaign to support the participants of the Great Patriotic War is held by the Taxi Rhythm transport company. All categories of veterans, including home front workers, can use a free taxi.   To take advantage of the offer,

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

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

Culture | Insight | Around Russia  | 13.05.21

Russians Planted 20,000 Trees in Memory of Victory Heroes

The “Garden of Remembrance” international action gathered together Russians from different parts of the world who planted trees in memory of those killed during the Great Patriotic War, TASS reports.   As part of the “Garden of Remembrance” campaign about 20 thousand trees were planted only on May 9 and more than 20 million have already

Insight | Rostov  | 04.05.21

Social Activists Held Clean-Up Day at Rostov Cemetery

About 30 burials were put in order by the participants of the first joint subbotnik of public associations and ritualists of Rostov. The large-scale clean-up took place in the veteran quarter of the Northern Cemetery which contains about 2,500 graves, 1rnd reports.   On the eve of May 9, a large-scale subbotnik was held in Rostov.

Insight | Novosibirsk  | 23.09.20

Free Food Packages to Be Given to Novosibirsk Veterans

During a decade of elderly people, participants in the wars, blockades, and some other categories of pensioners will be given free food sets that will be delivered starting from October 1, VN.ru reports.   In total, it is planned to distribute 14,000 sets in the region. It is noted that the employees of the Ministry of

Moscow | Insight  | 23.06.20

Moscow Veterans Received Over 3,000 Greeting Cards

Moscow social workers delivered over 3,000 greeting cards for veterans on the eve of the Victory Parade. The cards were sent from Moscow, St. Petersburg, Bryansk, Sevastopol, Samara, and Vladivostok, the official website of the Moscow Mayor reports.    Moscow schoolchildren in their greeting cards to the city veterans told about their grandparents who were

Recommended | Events | Visit  | 17.06.20

Online Action to Help Collect Money for WWII Veterans

Every year on June 22, on the Day of Remembrance and Sorrow, the all-Russian action “Candle of Remembrance” is held. The candles are lit throughout the night in silence, in memory of all those who died during the Great Patriotic War protecting civilians. This year, due to the coronavirus pandemic, the action will be held

Recommended | Culture | Visit  | 19.05.20

All-Russian Action in Veterans Support Extended Due to Self-Isolation

On May 6, the Red Carnation charity action was launched throughout Russia. The ‘Memory of Generations’ Charitable Foundation sells commemorative badges through online marketplaces, retail partners, and volunteer organizations under the motto “I Remember. I help”, GOV SPB reported.  All funds from the sale of the badges are used to provide high-tech medical care to

Culture | Events | Visit  | 10.05.20

Russian Volunteers Helped Veterans See Each Other on Victory Day

A resident of Kazan, a veteran of World War II, Rustam Khabibullin, saw his fellow soldier from St. Petersburg, the Ministry of Youth Affairs of Tatarstan reports.  The Tatarstan volunteers organized a video call session for veterans as part of the All-Russian campaign “Fellow Soldiers”. The heroes talked about their life and congratulated each other on

Recommended | Insight | Yekaterinburg  | 10.05.20

Victory Day for Yekaterinburg Veterans in Self-Isolation

Yekaterinburg residents congratulated veterans who had to stay at home due to the self-isolation regime. On the pictures, Internet users can see those who support the Immortal Regiment action and show the pictures of their family heroes from their balconies. Veterans did not just stay at home but stood on their balconies to greet people