Murmansk region celebrates anniversary of victory in Great Patriotic War
Today Murmansk region together with all Russia celebrates 73rd anniversary of victory in the Great Patriotic War. Parades, trains and festivities are taking place throughout the region.
The 9th of May starts in the hero city of Murmansk with a spectacular massed parade of military units and equipment.
Thousands of northerners partake in the “Immortal regiment” procession, Governor of the Murmansk region Marina Kovtun is one of them. “Our great victory stands as a symbol of our national dignity, pride and honor,” Marina Kovtun highlighted in her speech at the mass rally dedicated to the victory anniversary.