Опубликовано: 10 May 2016 15:18

May 9 2016 – festive events dedicated to the Victory Day in Izhevsk

The Head of the Udmurt Republic Alexandr Solovyov, the Chairman of the Government of the Udmurt Republic Victor Savelyev, the Chairman of the State Council of the Udmurt Republic Vladimir Nevostruyev, the Chief Federal Inspector in the Udmurt Republic Dmitriy Musin, the Military Commissar of the Udmurt Republic Alexandr Komlev, the Head of the city of Izhevsk Yuri Tyurin, the Chairman of the Izhevsk City Council Oleg Garin, NGO representatives, war veterans, homefront workers and other Izhevsk inhabitants took part in the event.

A traditional Victory Parade was held at the Central Square of the city, representatives of military-patriotic associations, military elements, power stuctures, Izhevsk enterprises formed orderly columns while marching along the Pushkinskaya Street.

The Victory Parade was ended with the march “Immortal Regiment”. 15 thousand Izhevsk inhabitants and city visitors – the descendants of those who participated in the Great Patriotic War – joined the ceremonial parade holding the portraits of their family heroes.

The Head of the Udmurt Republic Alexandr Solovyov, the Head of the city of Izhevsk Yuri Tyurin, the Chairman of the Izhevsk City Council Oleg Garin and other officials joined the march “Immortal Regiment” holding portraits of their relatives – participants of the Great Patriotic War.

At 12 o’clock the annual 67th field and track “Relay for Peace” took place in the Pushkinskaya Street that was dedicated to the 71st anniversary of the victory in the Great Patriotic War. It was started with the Memory Race, veterans of sports, junior sportsmen and track fans being its active participants. Anatoly Suvorov, born in 1938, headed the Memory Race. The youngest participants of the Race were 4-year old trainees of the Federation of martial arts of the Udmurt Republic.

A total of 1 thousand people - 68 teams from schools, colleges, universities, sport clubs and enterprises of the city of Izhevsk took part in the competition.

The Victory Day concluded with an open air concert at the Izhevsk pond embankment and the fireworks followed after it.






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