In a congratulatory message to the countries and peoples neighboring Russia on the 77th anniversary of Victory Day, Russian President Vladimir Putin stressed that the common duty today is to prevent the return of Nazism, which caused suffering to peoples in several countries.
"Today's common duty is to prevent the return of Nazism, which brought so much suffering to people from different countries, and it is necessary to preserve the truth about the events of the war years, common spiritual values and traditions of fraternal friendship and pass them on to future generations," Putin said in the message published by the Kremlin website today.
According to a statement published by the Kremlin, the list of consignees included Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Abkhazia, South Ossetia, the Donetsk People's Republic and the Lugansk People's Republic.
In two congratulatory cables he sent to the presidents of the popular republics of Donetsk and Lugansk, Putin said that "our soldiers today, like their ancestors, are fighting side by side to liberate their homeland from Nazism," expressing his confidence that "as in 1945, victory will be ours."
In a letter addressed to the veterans of the Great Patriotic War and the citizens of Ukraine, Putin stressed that the "ideological heirs of those who were defeated in the Great Patriotic War should not be allowed to take revenge."
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