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 in more than 30 municipalities. In Yakutia, where the people’s action involved more than 30 thousand people, the March of “Immortal regiment” today was headed by the head of the Republic Egor Borisov.
Increase participants today stated in the smallest number of residents of the Far East — in Chukotka. Photos of participants of the great Patriotic war there were carried 2.5 thousand people. This is almost twice more than in 2016.
“Immortal regiment” — public event, which is held to perpetuate the memory of participants and victims of the great Patriotic war. The procession takes place in dozens of countries and hundreds of cities around the world. In the framework of the campaign every year on 9 may and the next date the participants had to pass a column, carrying banners with photos of their relatives-veterans. In addition, have joined the campaign are encouraged to post photos and short biographies of their relatives on the official website of the project “national annals”, notes TASS.
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