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The procession of "An immortal regiment" has taken place in Tallinn - RIA Novosti, 5/9/2017


Monument to the Soviet Soldier liberator the Bronze soldier at the Tallinn Military cemetery. Archival photo
TALLINN, on May 9 — RIA Novosti, Nikolay Adashkevich. About two thousand participants of a procession "An immortal regiment" have passed on May 9 on streets of Tallinn from bus station to the Military cemetery where flowers at a foot of a monument fallen in World War II, known as "The bronze soldier".© RIA Novosti have been laid. Alexey Filippovpereyti in фотобанкВ to Lithuania voyneuchastnik of a march have honored memory of the dead in World War II bore banners with photos of the relatives participating in the Great Patriotic War, flags of Russia, flowers and balloons with the inscriptions "Immortal Regiment" chanted "Hurrah!" and "Thanks to the grandfather for a victory". The procession has come to the end with a flower-laying at the bottom of "The bronze soldier" where there were already hundreds of residents which have come to a monument after the termination of the working day. The march has taken place without incident. The stock "Immortal Regiment" has also taken place in the cities of Narva and Sillamyae.© of Fotolia/Anton Gvozdikov "Immortal regiment" in Riga has brought together from 6 to 8 thousand participants "the Immortal regiment" has passed in Tallinn already the second time. Last year the registered action has been unexpectedly cancelled by police in two days prior to May 9, and the official organizer of the event Dmitry Linter in the morning on May 9 has been called for questioning in security police (KAPO) as the witness and has spent there 14 hours then he has been forced to go to hospital in connection with high pressure. But the procession "An immortal regiment" nevertheless has taken place. About 500 people have taken part in him. The persons on duty of "An immortal regiment" appointed on the place have received from police charge of violation of the law about protection of the order regulating holding public actions and are fined. However in February, 2017 the Haryyusky district court has dismissed charge from persons on duty of "An immortal regiment" and has cancelled the fines which are ordered to pay by police. "An immortal regiment" — the public action initiated in 2012 in Tomsk. It is a march which participants bring on May 9 banners with photographs of the relatives participating in the Great Patriotic War to the Victory Day. The action is carried out in Russia and other countries. As celebrate the Victory Day in Russia and worldwide, you watch in the online reporting of RIA Novosti>>

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