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MOSCOW, May 10. /TASS/. Russia’s President Vladimir Putin and Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel laid wreaths to the Unknown Soldier Grave in Moscow on Sunday.
Head of the German government arrived in Moscow earlier on the day for celebrations of the 70th anniversary of the Victory in WWII. After the wreath-laying ceremony, the leaders will have negotiations in the Kremlin, and are expected to speak at a media briefing afterwards.
On Saturday, May 9, Putin laid wreaths to the Unknown Soldier Grave together with foreign leaders, who participated in the celebrations of the Great Victory.
The meeting with Merkel will complete the four-day "marathon" of international meetings that Putin has held on the margins of the Victory Day celebrations. Since May 7, he has held talks with the leaders of the CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States) countries and the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), as well as with the leaders of Cuba, Mongolia, China, India, Vietnam, the Czech Republic, South Africa, as well as with the UN Secretary-General.