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Day of liberation from German-fascist invaders celebrated in Bratislava

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Day of liberation from German-fascist invaders celebrated in Bratislava


The memorial ceremony commemorated to the 73d anniversary of  liberation from German-fascist invaders was celebrated in Bratislava, Slovakia on April 4th.

There are 6845 Red army officers and soldiers buried at the memorial cemetery Slavin. In total, 17 thousand Russian warriors died while defending Bratislava from fascists. 

Memorial monument and military cemetery located in the Bratislava center. It crowns with 37-meter warrior-liberator statue. Russian Ambassador of Russia in Slovakia A. Fedotov, local officials and diplomats of other missions, as well as media and public societies' representatives, war veterans and Delegation of The Russian Center and European Foundation of Slavonic Literature and Culture were present at the event. 

Honor guard in national uniform marched, and the State military orchestra played National anthems of Russia and Slovakia. 

There were many children who also participated in the ceremony. Russian and Slovakian flags were carried by Russian compatriots. The participants laid wreaths and flowers to the Soviet warriors monument. 

Alexander Bushuev

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