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Victory Day celebrated in Israel

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Victory Day celebrated in Israel


09.05.2017

Flickr/Vladimir VarfolomeevFestive event dedicated to 72th Anniversary of Russian Victory Over Nazism took place in Jerusalem, RIA Novosti reported. Immortal Regiment procession involved WW2 veterans, survivors of the Siege of Leningrad, ex-prisoners of concentration camps and descendants of those who liberated European countries from Nazis. Ambassadors and government representatives joined the procession as well.

Jerusalem march involving few thousand participants became the largest one in Israel. Those who wanted to join in came from different parts of the country. There were electric cars to easy up the way for the veterans in the festive column.

Member of the Knesset for Yisrael Beiteinu and as the country's Minister of Immigrant Absorption Sofa Landver took part in this action for the first time. She brought the portrait of her father who served in the Red Army during the WW2. She has recently found out in RF Ministry of Defense archives, that he was awarded the Order of Red Star, and two Orders of the Great Patriotic War.

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