With Tears In Our Eyes. How Belarus Celebrated Victory Day 2019 In Photos

Every year on May 9, Belarus celebrates Victory Day to commemorate the victory in World War II. In Minsk, the day was marked with the march through the city center, placing of flowers, a race of the brave and traditional fireworks. As one of the highlights of the holiday was a wreath laying at the Victory Monument. The ceremony was attended by President Alexander Lukashenko, veterans, officials, youth, diplomats, religious leaders and ordinary Belarusians. A minute of silence was held in tribute to the memory of the people killed during the war. The Belarus Remembers campaign saw people carrying portraits of heroes, their family members who fought … Continue reading With Tears In Our Eyes. How Belarus Celebrated Victory Day 2019 In Photos