Lukashenko opposed the “privatization of victory in the great Patriotic war”
Moscow. May 9. INTERFAX.RU — the President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko stated that the Republic has always fought against the distortion of history and privatization of the victory in the great Patriotic war.
“We, Belarusians, have always fought for preventing the distortion of history, especially the history of the great Patriotic war. We fought against this kind of charlatans did not think that we have to deal with another problem — the privatization of our victory,” — said Lukashenko, speaking at a ceremony in honor of Victory Day.
The President stressed that “the Soviet people made a worthy contribution to the Great Victory and its share out of place”.
As the correspondent of Agency “Interfax-West”, Lukashenko laid a wreath at the Victory monument in Minsk.
Flowers to the monument were also laid by the sons of the President. Wreaths were laid by the Republican state administration bodies, the National Assembly of Belarus, the courts, the security Council and the Armed forces, law enforcement, youth and public associations of the CIS Executive Committee, representatives of foreign diplomatic corps, the Belarusian Orthodox and Roman Catholic churches.
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Earlier Wednesday, Lukashenko sent a congratulatory message to Russian President Vladimir Putin. “Our grandfathers and great grandfathers, showing indomitable spirit, courage and sacrifice, made a great feat. Showed an example of true patriotism, unconditional love for the Motherland. Thanks to the power of unity and solidarity of the peoples entered in the General page of the history of the Great Victory”, — said in a congratulatory message to Putin.