Photo: Maksim Blinov / RIA Novosti
In the action “Immortal regiment” throughout Russia on may 9 participated 10.4 million people, according to data of the interior Ministry.
Overall, the country has been almost three thousand events in the framework of the “Immortal regiment”.
As reported RIA Novosti, the official representative of the Ministry Irina Wolf, in Moscow, the procession attracted a record number of participants — more than a million. Therefore, according to Wolf, the action lasted longer than usual.
“Immortal regiment” passes in Russia for the seventh time, during the procession people carry photos of relatives who fought on the side of the red army during the great Patriotic war.
In 2017, the event attracted about 250 thousand participants in 60 countries, including CIS countries and also in Serbia, Israel, Greece, Bulgaria, USA, France and the UK.
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