Putin urged the leaders of the CIS for a joint struggle against the distortion of history

The President of Russia Vladimir Putin congratulated leaders of the CIS countries on the anniversary of Victory in the great Patriotic war, said on Monday, may 8, the press service of the Kremlin. In his letters he stressed that the Victory Day is a sacred day and a symbol of the unparalleled heroism of the people.

“The best tribute to soldiers is our joint struggle against all attempts to distort history, justify the criminal acts of fascism and Nazism”, — reads the statement of the Russian leader.

Putin expressed confidence that the tradition of fraternal friendship and mutual assistance, forged in war, will remain a reliable basis for the development of the allied partnership, interaction in ensuring regional stability and security.

He also gave a low bow to all the war veterans and home front workers, wishing them health, prosperity and long life.

The President congratulated the leaders of Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Abkhazia, South Ossetia and citizens of Georgia and Ukraine.