The defence Ministry has published on its official portal unidentified first of the documents from the funds of the Central archive of the Ministry on the meeting of the allied forces in the anti-Hitler coalition on the Elbe in 1945, stated in the press service of the Ministry of defence.
"The collection consists of 2 parts and contains more than 240 pages of unique historical documents. The first is devoted to the historical meeting between the red Army and the allied forces on the Elbe river on 25 April 1945. The second section contains the documents that reveal the cooperation of the USSR with the Anglo-American allies in the sphere of Economics and politics, for example, about the program of the Arctic convoys on the program of lend-lease ", - reported in the report on the Internet representation offices.
"Collections of documents are placed in the new category "Allies" information resource of the Ministry of defense of Russia " Victorious may ", dedicated to the Soviet Victory in the great Patriotic war 1941-1945", - emphasized in the Ministry." among the documents posted above unidentified reports, orders and the orders of commanders of fronts and armies, extracts from the journals of combat reports, letters, memoranda, premium lists, summaries, and instructions, as well as memories and photos of the participants of the historic meeting on the Elbe, the Russians and British sailors participating in the Northern convoys ", - add in a press-service of the Ministry of defence. In addition, in the journal of the fighting 58th guards rifle Krasnograd Prague order Lenin red banner order of Suvorov division data is the first meeting of Soviet and American military. In addition, in the reports of the political Department of the 1st Ukrainian front is a detailed report of the first meeting of the commander of the 1st Ukrainian front, commanded American forces, according to a report." in the near future the section "Allies" information resource "Victorious may" will be supplemented by new instruments of national formations of the red Army ", - added in the Ministry.