The President of Russia Vladimir Putin laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in the Alexander garden in memory of the fallen during the great Patriotic war soldiers. It is reported by TASS on Thursday, June 22.
At the beginning of the ceremony, the soldiers of the honor guard made a wreath of fir branches and red carnations, tied with ribbon colors of the Russian flag with a Golden inscription “to the Unknown soldier from the President of the Russian Federation”.
Flowers at the monument were also laid by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, the leadership of the Kremlin administration and Cabinet of Ministers and representatives of the Federation Council and the state Duma.
On may 9 the President laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier near the Kremlin wall in Moscow.
In Day of memory and mourning, celebrated on 22 June, is the official memorial of the great Patriotic war of 1941-1945.