Putin will take part in a nationwide campaign dedicated to Day of memory and grief

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Druginderal in Photobacterium of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin. Archival photoPutin will take part in a nationwide campaign dedicated to Day of memory and grief© RIA Novosti / Alexei Druginderal the image Bank

On the Day of memory and sorrow in Russia and more than 80 countries will be in memory of the defenders of the Motherland who died in the battles against the Nazi invaders; Russian President Vladimir Putin will take part in the ceremony of laying wreaths at the Tomb of the Unknown soldier in the Alexander garden.

As reported the press service of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Russian Federation, participated in the ceremony of laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier will be attended by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and members of the government and representatives of veterans ‘ organizations.

The day of memory and grief on June 22, the official memorial date of the great Patriotic war of 1941-1945.

Shares in Moscow

In Day of memory and grief at the stations of the Moscow metro will sound music front in memory of the heroism of our people in the Great Patriotic war, the mayor of Moscow Sergey Sobyanin.

One of the main protests in the capital, according to the Deputy Director of the Museum of Victory, the General-the major of a stock of FSB of Russia Mikhail Mikhalchev, will be held at the Museum of Victory. On this day there will light memorial candles all who come to the Museum to honor the memory of defenders of the Fatherland.

The night of June 21 at the Crimean embankment in Moscow in the memory of each day of the great Patriotic war lit the installation of 1418 (the number of days of the war) candles. The event takes place in the framework of «Line memory», during which anyone can light a candle in memory of one of the most important family day of the war. The candle will burn until midnight on June 23.

Also on the night of June 22 in Moscow in 26 times pass the Patriotic action «memory Watch» devoted to the beginning of the great Patriotic war, reported the head of the Department of culture of Moscow Alexander Kibovsky.

He said that at the event, youth associations, public organizations and Patriotic clubs together with war veterans will lay flowers to the tomb of the Unknown soldier in Alexander garden. On the installed screens will be broadcast military news, you will hear military music. At 4: 00 GMT will feature the voice of Yuri Levitan, followed by the laying of flowers

The candle of memory

In memory of fallen ancestors thousands of «Victory volunteers» from all over the country in the day of the great Patriotic war June 22, organized the all-Russian action «Candle of memory». Traditionally, the action starts in the far East. The first «memory candles» will light the red volunteers. Then the event will be held in Siberia, the Urals, and will end in Moscow, where the «Victory volunteers» in the night from 21 to 22 June will light the «candle of memory» will lay flowers at the Tomb of the Unknown soldier.

In the public shares will be attended by 5 thousand cities and more than 20 thousand settlements of Russia, as well as representatives of 82 countries, earlier said the Executive Director of the Memorial center «the Candle of memory» Pavel Illarionov.

In the world

In Yerevan on the eve of the anniversary of the great Patriotic war (this day in Armenia also hosts events for the Day of memory and grief) on Tuesday opened a photo exhibition about life in besieged Leningrad. The exhibition can be viewed at the Yerevan «Moscow House».

As explained the military expert of the «Combat brotherhood» Vyacheslav Kalinin, the peculiarity of the action «Candle of memory» in that it supports veterans in many countries. According to him, the action in this year of support, including in the Syrian Arab Republic, as well as veterans ‘ organizations almost all States of the Commonwealth of the CIS. «The Serbs, Bulgarians, our comrades in the Baltic States, Central Asia, Transcaucasia, the Caucasus,» — said Kalinin.

Promotion is organized by all-Russian public movement «Volunteer Victory» with the support of the Federal Agency for youth Affairs (Rosmolodezh) and Federal state budget institution «Repatriants». The action «Candle of memory» is included in the list of measures of the state program «Patriotic education of citizens of the Russian Federation for 2016-2020».