Hundreds of People Participate in ‘Immortal Regiment’ March in Stockholm

Source: Sputnik
The "Immortal Regiment" Second World War commemoration event took place in the Swedish capital of Stockholm on Sunday.
admin | 08 May 2017
MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The Second World War commemoration event, dubbed "Immortal Regiment," took place in the Swedish capital of Stockholm on Sunday, with about 500 people attending the event, the head of the Union of Russian communities in Sweden, Lyudmila Sigel, told Sputnik.
Hundreds of People Participate in ‘Immortal Regiment’ March in Stockholm
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“Everything went well, people were happy. We were marching with music, sang partisan songs, we had Soviet flags, which left people around frozen with surprise, I think,” Sigel said.

She pointed out that the participants of the event gathered near the St. Sergius Orthodox Church, holding banners in Swedish and Russian languages.

The event was held with support of the Russian Embassy n Sweden, the Coordinating Council of Russian Compatriots of Sweden, St. Sergius parish of the Moscow Patriarchate in Stockholm and the Swedish-Russian Friendship society.

The “Immortal Regiment” is a patriotic initiative that commemorates WWII soldiers in marches held across Russia and other countries in early May. In 2016, at least 40 countries housed the “Immortal Regiment” marches.

Sweden holds the march for the third time.

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