Wreath-laying ceremonies at tombs of Soviet and Luxembourgish citizens perished in Luxembourg during First and Second World Wars.
On May 8, 2014 in Luxembourg took place the celebration events devoted to the 69th anniversary of the Victory in the First and Second World Wars. The Ambassador of Russia in Luxembourg Mark Entin and Assistant Military Attaché of the Embassy of Russia in Belgium laid wreaths at five memorial tombs of Soviet and Luxembourgish citizens perished in Luxembourg during the First and Second World Wars and to the luxembourgers who have been violently called up for military service of fascist Germany.
Along with the public, diplomatic corps, veteran associations, compatriots, the staff of the Russian Embassy and the Russian center of science and culture, representatives of the Ministry of Defence of Luxembourg and City halls took part in ceremonies in Luxembourg, Petanzh and Esh-sur-Alzett.
Speaking at wreath-laying ceremony, numerous meetings and celebrations, the Ambassador accented importance of careful attitude to a memory of a historical Victory over the Nazism, which costed immeasurable loss of human life. Promised to do everything possible not to let the Nazism raise the head again. He also told about a great feat of the Soviet people who saved Europe from enslavement.
Special words of gratitude were stated to local authorities for that care to burials of the Soviet citizens and the Russian military memorials, which confirms the deep and close relations between Russia and Luxembourg.