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Events on occasion of 75th anniversary of Great Victory held in Penza

19:59 | 24.06.2020 | Society

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Penza, 24 June 2020. PenzaNews. Events dedicated to the 75th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War took place in Penza on June 24 – the day when it was planned to organize a parade in the regional centre. However, in the end it was decided to abandon the idea due to the situation with the spread of novel coronavirus infection COVID-19.

Events on occasion of 75th anniversary of Great Victory held in Penza

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The celebration was opened by the Penza branch of the Army General Khrulev Military Academy of Material and Technical Supply, which performed parade marches at the monument to Military and Labour Valour of Penza Residents.

To commemorate the anniversary, volunteers unfurled a large replica of the Victory Banner, and children released white doves into the sky, symbolizing peace on Earth.

In addition, events organized as part of the Year of Remembrance and Glory took place in other districts of the city.

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