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Flowers were laid at the Soviet military memorial in Hungary


St. George Ribbon. Archival photoMOSCOW, May 8.The ceremony of laying wreaths and flowers was held in the Hungarian city of Szekesfehervar, where more than four thousand Soviet soldiers are buried at a military memorial, the Russian Embassy in Budapest reported. “On the eve of the USSR Victory Day in the Great Patriotic War at the Russian (Soviet) military memorial in the city of Szekesfehervar… a ceremony of laying wreaths and flowers took place,” the diplomatic mission's Telegram channel said. Russian military attaché, a representative of the RF Ministry of Defense and compatriots.” At the memorial rests 4262 Soviet soldiers who died during the Great Patriotic War and during the events of 1956, as well as while serving in the Southern Group of Forces of the USSR. Individual and fraternal graves of Soviet soldiers. Repairs were carried out by the Russian side in 2012,” the embassy said. Flowers and the action “Immortal Regiment” were held on Freedom Square in Budapest.