MOSCOW, May 5. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin has welcomed participants, organizers and guests of the military-patriotic event "Thank you for loyalty, descendants!" dedicated to Victory Day. The telegram was published on the Kremlin website on Saturday.
"This sacred holiday will forever remain in the history of the country and the fate of each family and each person. The memory of our nation’s unparalleled feat unites all generations of Russian citizens, helps overcome any difficulties and inspires us to new deeds," the telegram says.
The president also noted the importance of the Immortal Regiment movement and highlighted that such public initiatives are "coming from the heart and serve to youth patriotic upbringing and development of an active and vital civil position among boys and girls, as well as responsibility for the future of their motherland."
"I congratulate you on the upcoming holiday from all my heart! Victory Day greetings to you!" Putin added.
The concert of the "Thank you for loyalty, descendants!" event will take place in the State Kremlin Palace on Saturday.
The military-patriotic event "Thank you for loyalty, descendants!" was launched in 2013 to keep the memory of the Great Patriotic War (World War II) heroes and their contribution to the common Victory.