Warsaw does not plan to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the city’s liberation from the Nazi occupants, RIA Novosti reported on January 13 citing an official from the city administration.
“For many years, January 17 is no longer a date celebrated in Warsaw,” the press service said.
Meanwhile, according to the city administration, two street events celebrating the anniversary of the city’s liberation will take place on January 17, but they will be held by individuals. Also, an official from the city administration, upon an invitation from the soldiers of the Polish army, will lay flowers on the grave of the Unknown Soldier on this day.
On January 17, 1945, the Red Army liberated Warsaw from the German fascist occupants as a result of the Warsaw ― Poznan offensive operation. A ceremonial salute will be given in Moscow to celebrate the 75th anniversary of this event.
Source: Rossa Primavera News Agency