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WWII veterans from US to visit Victory Parade in Moscow
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World War II veterans from the United States intend to come to Russia to attend the Victory Parade, TASS reports.
It was previously planned that the visit would take place in early May. Twelve Americans, who participated in WWII, were planning to visit Russia. At the moment they are from 96 to 103 years old. The organizer of the visit, Timothy Davis, head of The Greatest Generations Foundation, said that all veterans took part "in battles on the Western Front." The veterans were going to visit Moscow, Volgograd and St. Petersburg, and meet with veterans of the Great Patriotic War and Russian schoolchildren. The trip was postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic until the beginning of autumn and timed to coincide with the anniversary of the end of World War II.
The dates of the visit once again changed when Russian President Vladimir Putin scheduled the Victory Day parade for June 24. US guests want to visit Moscow and St. Petersburg, spend five days in each city.
The Greatest Generations Foundation regularly organizes trips of US veterans to countries, where battles took place with their participation. A trip of this kind to Russia was organized for the first time. According to Timothy Davis, the fund’s employees strive to draw attention to the dedication shown by veterans in the hope that the younger generation will not forget the sacrifices made.
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