A memorial event dedicated to the 72nd anniversary of the Victory of the Soviet Union and its anti-Hitler coalition allies over Nazi Germany took place in Treptower Park in Berlin on May 8 and 9, Rossa Primavera News Agency reporter informs.
The event was organized by “Essence of Time” movement cell in Germany. This event was meant to remind the German public about the courage, bravery, and heroism of the Soviet people and the Soviet soldiers during the Great Patriotic War1 . The organizers of the event also honored all those fallen for the cause of defeating fascism.
Specifically for the event, the organizers prepared poster stands in Russian and German languages with documents and photographs about the Great Patriotic War. The documentary material told about the dedication and valiance of the Soviet people, and stressed the everlasting significance of the Victory Day in today’s time. Songs and poems about the war were performed during the event. About ten thousand people came to Treptower Park on May 8 and 9, according to the organizers.
For several years, “Essence of Time” movement cell in Germany holds Victory Day events in Berlin. These May festive events in Treptower Park always arouses keen interest in the German public and the Russian-speaking community in Berlin.On May 9, 2017, the “Immortal Regiment” march took place for the first time in Munich.
1 Great Patriotic War is the name used to refer to the part of World War II which started with the invasion of Nazis into the Soviet Union and ended with the Red Banner over Reichstag and defeat of Nazis from the hands of the Soviet people – Editor.
Source: Rossa Primavera News Agency