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Russian Embassy Officials Visit Liberation Tower

Pyongyang, August 15 (KCNA) — Staff members of the Russian embassy here laid a wreath at the Liberation Tower on Tuesday, the 72nd anniversary of Korea’s liberation.

Present at the wreath-laying ceremony were Alexandr Minaev, Russian charge d’Affaires ad interim, and staff members of his embassy and representatives and military attaches of foreign embassies here.
After a wreath was laid in the name of the Russian embassy, the participants paid silent tribute to the fallen fighters of the Soviet Army.
The members of the Russian embassy also laid a wreath and bouquets at the cemetery of fallen fighters of the Soviet Army in Sadong District of Pyongyang.
Earlier, they placed bouquets at liberation towers, statues of Soviet soldiers, cemeteries of fallen fighters and monuments to fallen soldiers in local areas.
Meanwhile, staff members of the Russian consulate general in Chongjin laid wreaths before the liberation tower and the cemetery of fallen fighters of the Soviet Army in Chongjin City of North Hamgyong Province.

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