What you need to know about the action “Immortal regiment” in Moscow

What you need to know about the action “Immortal regiment” in Moscow

Where and when will be the procession and how to participate.

May 9, for the sixth time will be a March “Immortal regiment”. Millions of Russians around the world to unite in memory of their relatives who fought in the great Patriotic war.

The first event was held may 9, 2012 in Tomsk, then in the column of the regiment were more than 6 thousand people

In 2016, the procession was attended by about 12 million people from 50 countries. Only in Moscow with the portraits of war veterans were more than 500 thousand people.

Among them was Vladimir Putin, who joined the convoy with a photo of his father-veteran.

The action “Immortal regiment” positive attitude almost all the inhabitants of Russia (96%). This is evidenced by the latest survey of the national center for the study of public opinion (VTSIOM), which are available on the TASS.

The action causes a positive evaluation, 96% of Russians, and the share of positive answers is high in all socio-demographic groups and virtually unchanged for the past Letzion

A quarter of survey participants took part in the campaign, and plans to join the event next year said 40% of respondents.

This year will again be able to take part in the procession. Forecasters warn that this time the weather on Victory Day in Moscow will be cool, so participants should not forget about warm clothes.