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Immortal Regiment march being held in Kyiv

Immortal Regiment march being held in Kyiv

The "Immortal Regiment" events commemorating those who fought during the Second World War have united eight million people across Russian Federation, twice more than last year's marches, Interior Ministry spokeswoman Irina Volk told TASS on May 9. During the march, people carry portraits of their relatives who fought or died during the war.

Putin joins 'Immortal Regiment' march
About 2000 People Gather in Tallinn to Participate in 'Immortal Regiment' March

Putin took part in the "Immortal Regiment" march for the third time. The streets of Moscow saw over 800,000 participants, which has become an absolute record for the event.

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A year ago the Immortal Regiment saw around 500,000 participants in Moscow alone. The tradition of bringing portraits of dead and missing soldiers to Victory Day celebrations began soon after the end of the war.

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The symbolic movement took place around the world from May 7 to May 9, with Immortal Regiment parades held not only in the former Soviet republics, but also in the USA, the UK, Canada, Mexico, France, Spain, Germany, Greece, Portugal, Australia and China among others. In 2012, another Russian Siberian city of Tomsk picked up the torch renaming the rally as "Immortal Regiment.' The next year, about 120 cities joined it".

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Upon arriving, they found a firearm that belonged to Hodak; however, as a convicted felon, he was not eligible to own one. Hodak was arrested for a third time in March after he was seen driving in front of Sweetin's home in Sherman Oaks, Calif.

Last year, the event was held in almost 40 countries, including the US, Germany, Britain, France, Austria, Italy, China, and Serbia - with the march in Belgrade being among one of the most numerous outside the former Soviet Union region.

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