Happy football fans at FIFA Confederations CupSport June 26, 16:55
Russia launches serial production of upgraded rockets for anti-submarine warfare systemMilitary & Defense June 26, 16:27
Russian female team wins World Chess Championship for first timeSport June 26, 16:19
Vietnamese president plans to discuss ways to boost cooperation with Russian authoritiesWorld June 26, 16:10
Telegram founder warns weaker encryption in messenger apps may disrupt national securityBusiness & Economy June 26, 15:22
No cases of racism at FIFA Confederations Cup — Nigerian fanSport June 26, 14:56
Kremlin comments on dispute between Telegram founder and telecom watchdogRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 26, 14:27
Diplomat notes possible exodus of Russia’s envoy to US not spur-of-the-moment moveRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 26, 14:15
Russia to feature advanced torpedo at St. Petersburg naval showMilitary & Defense June 26, 14:07
TEL AVIV, June 25 (Itar-Tass) — Presidents of Israel and Russia, Shimon Peres and Vladimir Putin, have opened a memorial in the town of Netanya to pay tribute to the Red Army victory over Nazi Germany.
An initiative to this effect was put forth by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during his visit to Moscow in 2010 and backed by the Russian leadership. The Israeli prime minister himself could not take part in the ceremony due to the rupture of the tibio-tarsic joints.
The ceremony involved veterans who had immigrated to Israel later.
The monument was erected in the central part of the city, on the seacoast near the memorial to the dead in the Israeli-Arab wars. A national memorial park is being set up on this site.