calendar>>May 9. 2014 Juche 103
Wreaths Laid before Liberation Towers, Cemeteries of Soviet Army Fallen Fighters
Pyongyang, May 9 (KCNA) -- Staff members of the Russian embassy here laid a wreath before the Liberation Tower on Friday to mark the 69th anniversary of the victory in the great Patriotic War of Russia.

Present at the wreath-laying ceremony were Alexandr Timonin, Russian ambassador to the DPRK, staff members of his embassy and diplomatic envoys and military attaches of foreign embassies here.

After a wreath in the name of the Russian embassy was laid, the participants paid a silent tribute to the fallen fighters of the Soviet Army.

They went round the Liberation Tower.

The staff members of the Russian embassy also laid wreaths and bouquets before the cemetery of the fallen fighters of the Soviet Army in Sadong District, Pyongyang.

Earlier, they laid bouquets before the liberation towers, statues, cemeteries and memorial towers of the fallen fighters of the Soviet Army in local areas.

Meanwhile, members of the Russian consulate general in Chongjin laid wreaths before the liberation tower and cemetery of the Soviet Army fallen fighters in Chongjin City.

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