Russian Defense Minister thanks Italians for monument to Russian officer killed in Syria

12.09.2017, Russia.

On September 11, Sergei Shoigu, the Russian Defense Minister, sent a letter of appreciation to residents of the Italian city of Vagli Sotto for the monument honoring Alexander Prokhorenko, a senior lieutenant and the Hero of the Russian Federation, who died in the Syrian Arab Republic, the Russian Defense Ministry states on its Facebook page. Continue reading

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The city on the Neva remembers defenders of Leningrad

09.09.2017, Russia.

Residents of Saint Petersburg on September 8 laid flowers in memory of those who defended Leningrad (the name of Saint Petersburg during 1924-1991), Rossa Primavera news agency reports.

A number of events took place in Saint Petersburg on that day. The first event  took place on Nevsky prospect at the memorial board “To the Heroism and Courage of the citizens of Leningrad.” Continue reading

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