Vladimir Putin Laid Flowers at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

Путин возложил цветы к Могиле Неизвестного Солдата

Russian President Vladimir Putin laid red roses at he Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Alexander Garden in Moscow.

Next, the President is expected to make an appeal to the people of Russia. According to Dmitry Peskov, Presidential Spokesman, Vladimir Putin is to attend several other events on this day.

It was noted that the memorable events on May 9 with the participation of the President will not be public due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Earlier, Putin said that all public events planned to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the Victory, including the parade in Red Square, will be postponed due to the threat of coronavirus spread. According to him, the celebrations will take place when the authorities are sure that the "situation is completely safe". Meanwhile, the President said that the aircraft parade will be held on May 9.