Lukashenko said about the attempts to “privatize Victory” in Russia
President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko during the visit to the Brest fortress expressed dissatisfaction with the criticism of Minsk about the traditions of the celebration of Victory in the great Patriotic war. This was reported on the website of the President.
MOSCOW, 3 Jul — RIA Novosti. Lukashenko has criticized attempts to “privatize” the Victory, mentioning the speaker of Russia’s views on this matter. “As if there were in the war of others — Belarusians, Ukrainians, Georgians, Armenians, Tajiks, Turkmens… the Entire Soviet Union fought,” he said.
The President added that the Brest fortress — a common Shrine for many people. “We share the Victory is to pour water on the hands of our rivals and adversaries. They are happy that we started the carve. And you know how the sharing went. So I negatively perceive such statements that someone this Victory won alone,” — said the head of state.
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The Celebration Of The Victory
Speaking about the ongoing work in the countries of the former Soviet Union the different actions of the memory, the President said that he in his time was the initiator of the event “Belarus remembers” as a continuation of the Soviet tradition of the procession to the monument with a red flag and portraits of the dead. After the “nationalist fervor” of the early 1990-ies it was restored Lukashenko at the request of the veterans of this practice — procession with portraits of the dead, and new national symbols — red-green flags and ribbons.
“Then still “Immortal regiment” was not. He appeared later. So we now cross our tradition, to throw away our red and green ribbons and run for someone?” — Lukashenka noted.