Celebration of the 71st anniversary of Victory in 1941-1945 Great Patriotic
War in Iceland
On May 9, the Russian Embassy in Iceland held several events dedicated to
the 71st anniversary of Victory in the 1941-1945 Great Patriotic War
including a wreath-laying ceremony at the Fossvogur Cemetery in Reykjavik,
the “Immortal Regiment” meeting of descendants of the Great Patriotic War
soldiers and a reception in the Embassy.
Among the participants were representatives of the Icelandic authorities,
diplomatic corps in Iceland, NGOs, M.Mitrofanova one of two veterans of the
Great Patriotic War living in Iceland and Russian-speaking compatriots.