In Finland for the first time will March “Immortal regiment”
Moscow. May 7. INTERFAX.RU — IN Finland, will be held March “Immortal regiment”, the authorities permitted the March will begin in Helsinki on 9 may at 18 hours from the Sibelius monument and continues on the promenade to the Church of St. Nicholas, said the organizer of the event Daria Skippari-Smirnov from Helsinki.
“On Victory Day, 9 may we will go in the anti-fascist procession, carrying pictures of their heroes who fought in the Second World war against fascism”, — stated in the invitation to participate in the event.
As highlighted in the invitation, “This event is not against Finland or Finns, on the contrary, we do so with the Finns, and this is a gesture of peace and reconciliation. We invite Finns to support our March, and though our ancestors fought against each other — not assume the repetition of this monstrous error. Maybe it’s time to put the gun down together and remember our grandfathers, who sacrificed their lives for a better future of their children!”.
As said on Sunday, “Interfax” Finnish human rights activist Johan Backman (Johan Backman), despite the fact that “certain anti-Russian circles in Finland” opposed the March, “the Finnish authorities intend to protect the event and to ensure its peaceful conduct”.
I think the initiative is good. Lives in Helsinki, a lot of Russian, but as far as events for the Victory Day was not. Now everyone can participate in the action “Immortal regiment”. This is a clear evidence of the high level of Russian-Finnish otnosheniyah Beckman (Johan Backman)Finnish human rights activist
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