Posted 23 февраля 09:27

Published 23 февраля 09:27

Modified 23 февраля 10:50

Updated 23 февраля 10:50

Putin laid a wreath at the Grave of the Unknown Soldier

23 февраля 2023, 09:27
Every year on February 23, the president comes to the Alexander Garden.

On February 23, Defender of the Fatherland Day, the Russian leader laid a wreath at the Grave of the Unknown Soldier at the Kremlin Wall and paid tribute to the fallen soldiers.

Recall that the Grave of the Unknown Soldier is a monument-symbol in honor of the soldiers who died in battle. The ashes of an unknown Soviet soldier were transferred from a mass grave in the Moscow region and solemnly reburied in the Alexander Garden in 1966, in 1967, the Eternal Flame was opened there.

The day before, Putin delivered a speech in Luzhniki at a rally concert in honor of Defender of the Fatherland Day. He took the stage together with the participants of the special operation, pilots, infantrymen, paratroopers and sailors.