The Immortal Regiment in Toronto joins Russia for the second time

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April 30, 2016

The Immortal Regiment march is a joint family rememberence event that commemorates the millions of lives lost by the Soviet Union in World War II. Known as “The Immortal Regiment,” this event has spread to dozens of cities and made the Victory Day the most meaningful holiday of the year. It has also restored the bond between generations, merging millions of diverse family stories into a common memory of suffering, courage and…

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“I remember, I am proud!”

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April 28, 2016

“I remember, I am proud!” is the motto of  the charitable rally, one of many upcoming events dedicated to the WWII Victory Day in Canada that started from Toronto’s Earl Bales Park on April 23, 2016. On this day, the Russian community of Greater Toronto Area celebrated the anniversary of the Elbe Day, the day when Soviet and American troops met at the Elbe River, in Germany, on April 25th , marking an important step toward the end of World War II in Europe….

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World War II V-Day Ceremony at Toronto City Hall

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April 23, 2016

  On Monday, May 9, 2016, the Toronto City Hall marked World War II V-E Day and Victory Day with a ceremony in Nathan Phillips Square outside of Toronto City Hall. V-E Day, May 8th, and Victory Day, May 9th, commemorate the unconditional surrender of the armed forces of Nazi Germany in 1945. World War II veterans, elected officials and representatives from the Allied countries  paid tribute to the sacrifices and…

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