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The action "Immortal Regiment" has taken place in eight cities of Greece - RIA Novosti, 5/10/2017


Immortal regiment in Athens
ATHENS, on May 10 — RIA Novosti, Gennady Melnik. The action "Immortal Regiment" has taken place in eight cities of Gretsii.© of RIA Novosti. Gennady Melnikpo to Athens in "An immortal regiment" there have passed more than two thousand cheloveksamy large-scale actions has taken place in Athens — according to police, 2,5 thousand people have participated in a procession. It is even more people — about five thousand people — has come to a gala concert in the Palace Zappion. "The immortal regiment" passed in Athens for the third time, last year with portraits of the participating family of the Great Patriotic War about 500-700 people have come. In the Northern Capital of Greece — Thessaloniki the procession of "An immortal regiment" wasn't, the action has taken place at the allied cemetery "Zeydenlink" during the festive commemorative events. "Have come the person 100-150. To monuments to soldiers of Russia and Serbia have laid wreathes. The Greek military orchestra has executed anthems of two countries" — the employee of Consulate General has told RIA Novosti. According to him, then in the settlement Nea Santa have laid wreathes to a monument to heroes of the Greek Resistance. "The immortal regiment" has passed also in Alexandroupoli, in the cities of Hanya in Crete, in Kavala, Katerini, Lefkada. About 80 people participated in Corinth in the stock "Immortal Regiment", the chairman of society "Druzhba" Elena Ivanova has told RIA Novosti. "Procession" of an immortal regiment" has taken place in Corinth for the first time. Compatriots from the cities of Lutraki, Patras, Egeo, Russians from Moscow and St. Petersburg participated in him" — Ivanova has told. According to her, Greeks on streets applauded a procession. In the evening on the central square of Corinth where the city symbol — a winged horse Pegasus is established, there has taken place a concert "We remember!" with participation of philharmonic orchestra of the city hall of Corinth and musical studio of society "Druzhba". By tradition in Greece also the action "St.George's Ribbon" has taken place.

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