Russia: Putin lays wreath at Tomb of Unknown Soldier

Russian President Vladimir Putin laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier near the Kremlin Walls to commemorate the victims of the Great Patriotic War, Friday. After a minute of silence, officials laid flowers at the tombs of the 12 Hero Cities along the Kremlin Wall. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, State Duma speaker Vyacheslav Volodin, Federation Council speaker Valentina Matviyenko... Еще and Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu also took part in the commemoration. Memorial have been organised across Russia on Friday, to mark the 77-year anniversary of the Nazi Germany invasion of the USSR.

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