Today throughout Russia launches campaign "George ribbon". In the eve of Victory day, a symbol of memory and military glory handed out by volunteers. The action takes place - for the 11th time. Recently ended press conference of organizers of the action.
Action "George ribbon" was officially launched. Despite the weather, and in Moscow the rain and snow, the volunteers handed out the ribbons. This idea was born in 2005 in the walls of the Agency, which is now called "Russia today". For 11 years the campaign has been so prevalent that the organizers did not expect. The tape is called "St. George" from pre-revolutionary cross of St George continues the tradition but, rather, of the Soviet awards. The order of glory and the medal "For the Victory in the great Patriotic war" the same sash the color of smoke and flame. Recently the St George ribbon has gained additional meanings.
For the history of the stock already distributed more than 50 million feeds. The action takes place in more than 70 countries around the world. Lately, almost as widespread is another symbol of the Victory campaign "Immortal regiment", which last year was attended by 12 million people. From them about 500 thousand in Moscow. But it is expected that this year will bring more participants.
Often the ribbons worn on the breast on the lapel of clothing. But lately the ribbon attached to the sleeve, as volunteers, handing out a symbol of Victory, cars, and bags. And it is very important to adhere to good attitude to this character.