Valeriu Balan. Russia is grateful to Romania for its respect for the memory of the Soviet heroes who died for the liberation of Europe from fascism, said on the last working day of the week the celebrations dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the Victory, the Russian Ambassador to Bucharest, Oleg Malginov.
the event was held at the memorial burial " Herastrau in Bucharest, where lie thousands of Soviet soldiers. All across the country, the Russian Embassy has organized more than 40 large-scale commemorative events dedicated to the 70th anniversary of Victory in the great Patriotic war.
"I wish to Express, on behalf of the Embassy of the Russian Federation thanks to the Romanian authorities - Central, regional and local - for their work in preserving the memory they hold," said Malginov.
The Ambassador said that in Romania there are and protected by hundreds of soldiers ' cemeteries, which are buried more than 80 thousand Romanians and more than 50 thousand Soviet soldiers, in which the Russians and the Belarusians, Kazakhs and Ukrainians, Azerbaijanis and Armenians, Turkmens and Georgians, Jews and Chechens are citizens of all religions and ethnic nationalities of the Soviet Union.
at the festive reception on the occasion of Victory Day, the Ambassador presented the jubilee medal "70 years of Victory in great Patriotic war 1941-1945" and memorable gifts Romanian war veterans.