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WW2 Victory celebration volunteers from 23 countries start training in Moscow region

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WW2 Victory celebration volunteers from 23 countries start training in Moscow region


16.07.2019

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The training of volunteers who will take part in events in honor of the anniversary of the WW2 Victory Day has began in the framework of I am the Citizen forum of the Moscow region, TASS reports. The international session of Victory Volunteers started there on Tuesday, July 16. About two thousand people from Russian regions and 22 countries, including China, Belarus, Ukraine, Syria, the Netherlands and Turkey are taking part in it.


The representatives of the Victory Volunteers movement explained that the main objective of the forum was to develop a unified standard for volunteer training. It consists of several parts. One is dedicated to the history of the Great Patriotic War, the second one - the basics of working with veterans and various organizations in preparing events for Victory Day and the Year of Memory and Glory.


The head of the presidential office for public projects Sergey Novikov recalled that next year would be the Year of Memory and Glory. The issue of preserving historical memory occupies a very large place in it. According to the official, it is becoming more relevant against the background of increasing attempts to rewrite history. Novikov stressed that not only veterans, but young people as well should participate in the preservation of historical memory.

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