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Putin takes part in ‘Immortal Regiment’ march

For the Russian president, like for an absolute majority of Russians, the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945 is a part of his family’s history Russian President Vladimir Putin took part in the ‘Immortal Regiment’ march in Moscow to commemorate those who fought or died in the Soviet Union’s Great Patriotic War against Nazi Germany in…

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‘Immortal Regiment’ march in New York

Walking along the Hudson River, the participants sing Soviet songs, hand out St. George Ribbons, symbols of military valor in Russia, telling passers-by about them More than a thousand people have hit the streets in New York to take part in the ‘Immortal Regiment’ march, commemorating the victory over Nazi Germany in World War II.…

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"Immortal Regiment" march held in Macedonia

“Immortal Regiment” march held in Macedonia

Amid the Macedonian political crisis, the organizers refrained from a traditional march that symbolizes the ‘Immortal Regiment’ public motion Hundreds of people took part in the ‘Immortal Regiment’ event in Macedonia’s capital of Skopje. The rally organized by Russia’s embassy was held in the main square on Saturday to mark the 72nd anniversary of victory…

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Moscow to beef up security on city’s subway on May 7-9

Security measures will be tightened in the Moscow metro during the Victory Day celebrations, Deputy Mayor Maksim Liksutov told TASS. “Security measures are going to be tightened in the Moscow metro on May 7-9, during the celebrations of the 72nd anniversary of the 1945 Victory,” he said. “We request Muscovites and those visiting the city…

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Poll shows over 80% of Russians approve of Putin’s work

Vladimir Putin is most frequently mentioned by respondents when they answer the question about politicians to whom they would entrust the solution of the most important matters of state A total of 81.6% of Russians approve of President Vladimir Putin’s performance and 52.1% say they are content with the work of Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev,…

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Court ruling to weaken Jehovah’s Witnesses influence in Russia, cleric says

Metropolitan Ilarion stressed his conviction that Jehovah’s Witnesses were a totalitarian sect heavily misinterpreting the Gospels and, on top of that, destroying families Russian Orthodox Church welcomes the ruling of the Supreme Court to prohibit the activities of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia, as it destroys the traditional family, Metropolitan Ilarion, the head of Moscow Patriarchate’s…

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to mark May Day

1.5 mln people hit the streets in Moscow to mark May Day

There have been neither emergencies nor offences About 1.5 million people hit the streets in Moscow to celebrate the International Workers’ Day of May Day but public order has not been violated, Moscow City police told TASS on Monday. “On May Day, about 1.5 million people participated in public events and gatherings. Police officers alongside…

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in Russian-led VE Day rally

Russian embassy in Poland welcomes international participation in Russian-led VE Day rally

The international motorcycle rally “Roads of Victory-to Berlin” kicked off in Moscow on April 2 The Russian Embassy in Poland welcomes international participation in the motorcycle rally “Roads of Victory-to Berlin,” organized by Russia’s Night Wolves bikers, said Vladislav Vybornov, a councellor of the Consular Section of the Russian Embassy in Poland. “We welcome and…

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Russia’s Night Wolves bikers arrive in Poland

The bikers will visit Warsaw, Wroclaw and Oswiecim, and later Germany’s Berlin, where the rally will be over on May 9 Russia’s Night Wolves bikers, who are on their motorcycle rally “Roads of Victory-to Berlin,” have arrived in Poland to honor memory of soldiers who died when liberating the country from fascists. The participants of…

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Russia’s upper house passes law banning bizarre baby names

The law will ban figures, abbreviations, numerals, obscene words and titles or positions as baby names Russia’s Federation Council upper house of parliament passed on Wednesday the bill, which bans parents from officially giving their babies names that are foul words, numbers, titles or abbreviations. The law will ban figures, abbreviations, numerals, symbols and characters,…

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