Ended in Moscow March “Immortal regiment”. This year the event broke its own record numbers, with over 850 thousand people. On Tuesday, may 9, reported the official representative of the Ministry Irina Wolf, reports TASS. Earlier in the day, the Agency announced that the capital set a record, collecting the largest number of participants over the years. At that time in the column were 750 thousand people. Last year the event was attended by 700 thousand Muscovites. “Immortal regiment” — a memorable procession, which is held may 9 in Russia, former Soviet States and foreign countries. Members are columns, carrying portraits of their relatives who participated in the war. The action was invented by journalists in Tomsk Sergey Lapenkov, Sergei Kolotovkin and Igor Dmitriev.
The Ministry of internal Affairs of Russia has summed up the demonstrations of the all-Russian action “Immortal regiment” across the country, considering the number of participants. Relevant data are published on the Agency’s website. So, in Moscow took to the streets of more than 850 thousand people, reported the official representative of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Russia Irina Wolf. This is a record for the capital. The procession was headed by Russian President Vladimir Putin with a portrait of his father, Vladimir Spiridonovich Putin. The head of state took to the campaign the third time. In the Urals, the far East and Siberia to the “Immortal regiment” was joined by more than 1.6 million participants. According to the interior Ministry, this is more than twice last year’s result. In particular, in the Urals Federal district on the streets with portraits of veterans of the past 600 thousand people
In the American storage of radioactive materials declared anxiety MOSCOW, may 9 — RIA Novosti. A state of emergency in connection with the collapse of the tunnel announced in Hanford site is the largest in the United States storage of radioactive material in Washington state, reports the associated Press. JUST IN: Emergency declared at Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington state, workers told to shelter in place https://t.co/W8rV55lnjA pic.twitter.com/2KzmWu6Br0 — BNO News (@BNONews) May 9, 2017 Anxiety caused by subsidence above the railway tunnel, where the wagons loaded with contaminated waste in the production of plutonium. Staff partially evacuated. The representative of the environmental Department staff said that the radiation leak in the incident is not fixed.
Russian President Putin takes part in March “Immortal regiment” The President walked with him to Vasilevsky descent. Vladimir Putin took part in March “Immortal regiment” on the red square, the President went with him before Vasilevsky descent. In the hands of the Russian leader kept a portrait of his father. Next to the President of Russia was the actors Vasily Lanovoy, and Mikhail Nozhkin, reports “RIA Novosti”. Reaching the end of red square, Vladimir Putin said goodbye to the marchers and passed through Spassky tower in the Kremlin. May 9, Russians celebrate the 72th anniversary of the Victory in the great Patriotic war. “Write the truth they won’t believe you”: veterans ‘ stories
Tver is a March “Immortal regiment” The protesters started moving towards the Kremlin from the metro station “Dinamo”. Countless columns of people carrying pictures of loved ones who participated in the great Patriotic war. An endless stream of people fueled by separate groups entering from the adjacent streets and alleys. People sing war songs, sounding from the speakers, volunteers handed out drinking water, and on Tverskaya street in the direction of motion of the columns is several field kitchens, ready to feed all comers. Meanwhile, the action “Immortal regiment” has already passed in the far East. This year, it collected an unprecedented number of participants — more than 210 thousand people. About TASS reported the press service of the governments of the far Eastern regions. The biggest marches took place in Khabarovsk and Vladivostok, there at the Central square today were 50 thousand people. In Primorsky Krai, the procession passed
The Kremlin said the cancellation of the air parade over red square The cancellation of the aerial part of the Victory parade is due solely to bad weather conditions, said the press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov. He explained that the order of the Supreme commander or the Minister of defence is not required for this. 23фотографии23фотографии23фотографии Aviation did not participate in the military parade in honor of the 72th anniversary of the great Patriotic war due to bad weather conditions, said the press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov. As reported by Interfax, Peskov said that “the cancellation of flights not had any order of the Supreme commander or the Minister of defence: has the security environment in the conditions when military aircraft can’t perform its tasks.” Cloud was nearly 150 meters, and the aircraft is below 500 feet of cloud cover, for safety,
Photo: the website of the government of Sevastopol Received new housing in Sevastopol 10 veterans of the great Patriotic war. The keys to the new accommodation were given by the mayor of the city Dmitry Ovsyannikov. On Saturday, may 6, reported on the website of the government of the region. “The delivery of flats is only a small part of gratitude for your heroism, which gave us all a future. The government of Sevastopol performs a decree of the President of Russia to improve the living conditions of veterans: every turn, the defender will get new housing,” he addressed the veterans Ovsyannikov. From the beginning of 2017, as specified in the local government, new housing in Sevastopol secured by 13 veterans of the great Patriotic war. “Work to improve the living conditions of veterans is conducted year-round. Requests for housing at the moment is no more. If during the year
Photo: In Moscow “Besmertny regiment” has already collected more than 750 thousand members. People continue to join the procession.
The U.S. Ambassador in Moscow called on the Russians and Americans to unite U.S. Ambassador to Moscow John Tefft said that the annual campaign “Immortal regiment” will forever remain in his memory. Such actions are important, however don’t forget what the previous generation gave their lives. “Seeing tens of thousands of Russians coming under the gaze of so many departed heroes, remember that any losses in the cost of the Second world war, and especially the high price paid by the peoples of the Soviet Union,” wrote Tefft on his page in LiveJournal. The Ambassador stressed that the citizens of the USA and the USSR fought in the Second world war not only “for your home and family”, but also for the free democratic world, based on international law Tefft urged the Russians and Americans work together to build such a world for example, “fathers, grandfathers and great grandfathers” and
In South Korea ended early presidential elections According to exit polls, the leader of the Democratic party candidate moon Jae-In. Moscow. May 9. INTERFAX.RU — Polling stations have closed in the day of early voting in the presidential election in South Korea, said on Tuesday the British broadcasting Corporation BBC. According to exit polls, the Democratic party candidate moon Jae-In ahead in the race for the presidency According to the preliminary information, that the applicant gave their votes, 41.4% of voters. Early elections of the President of South Korea was appointed after in December of last year the country’s Parliament impeached the former head of state Park Geun-Hye. In addition, the country erupted a massive company with a condemnation of the President. In March the constitutional court confirmed the resignation of the Park Geun-Hye. The scandal around ex-President to do with her friend Choi sung-SIL, which, using the trust and