The interior Ministry estimated the number of participants of “Immortal regiment” in Moscow

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In the action “Immortal regiment” in Moscow, attended by more than 600 thousand people. This was reported in the Ministry of internal Affairs, RIA Novosti reported.

According to the Ministry, the number of marchers continued to increase.

The procession was joined by the President of Russia Vladimir Putin with a portrait of his father, Vladimir Spiridonovich Putin. The head of state took to the campaign the third time.

In 2016 in the capital of the action “Immortal regiment” was attended by about 700 thousand people.

Earlier it became known that the “Immortal regiment” has collected record number of participants in Sevastopol — about 50 thousand.

“Immortal regiment” — a memorable procession, which is held in Russia, the 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.