Breakingnews.sy - - translated by Samer Hussein -
President Vladimir Putin congratulated his people for their victory
over Nazism in World War II, saying it will forever remain in the
memory of humanity as a whole.
a speech, held during the celebration of the 72th anniversary of
victory over Nazi Germany, Putin stressed the need to boost
Russia’s capabilities in combating Neo-nazi terrorism, saying:
"We will work with anybody who joins forces with us in our
fight against of global terrorism."
President also expressed his country's readiness to repel any form
of aggression left and in pretty much the same fashion as it was
done by the Russian soldiers during the time of the Great Patriotic
War when they, although faced with a really strong enemy that badly
devastated Russia, they nevertheless won as nothing can destroy
Russian people's honour and pride.
the occasion, Putin also congratulated the WW2 veterans and the
people of the Russian Army, saying "This anniversary is
dedicated to the memories of our parents, grandparents and all
those who gave their lives and never returned from war."
his part, Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu, said "the
celebration of victory over Nazism in the Great Patriotic War is a
real symbol of patriotism of the Russian people and shows the
greatness of their spirit", adding "our victory will
forever be recorded in world’s history and will always remain a
symbol of true patriotism and great spirit of the Russian people
who defended the freedom and independence of Europe by liberating
it from the Nazis, despite facing some of the bloodiest
then continued by saying "We bow before the greatness of the
heroic deeds of the Soviet soldiers and all others who gave their
lives to achieve our victory".
huge military parade is currently being held at Red Square in the
Russian capital city of Moscow, with at least 10,000 Russian
soldiers of various ranks participating in the festive event.
Russian Defense Ministry, however, said air force units will not
take part in the parade due to bad weather conditions.
year, between May 8th and May 10th, the authorities in Russia
organize a series of festivities to celebrate their WW2 victory
over Nazism that occurred back in 1945.