A partner of the Gorchakov Fund in Armenia and the Immortal Regiment agreed on cooperation
The All-Russian public civil patriotic movement Immortal Regiment and NGO Russian-Armenian Youth Unity (RAYU) signed an official agreement on cooperation in Moscow.
National Youth Council of Russia provided information about that event to press service of the Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund.
According to the source, the document signed by Co-Chair of the movement Immortal Regiment of Russia, deputy of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of Russia Nikolay Zemtsov and Chairman of RAYU Goar Gumashyan includes assigning Russian-Armenian Youth Unity status of an official partner of the Immortal Regiment of Russia in Armenia.
Nikolay Zemtsov mentioned that main goals of the signed agreement were preservation of memory about participants of the Great Patriotic War and unification of efforts for the purpose of coordinating a march of the Immortal Regiment on the Victory Day. According to him, this could unite nations, which were fighting fascism and Nazism together.
Goar Gumashyan, in his turn, called the march of the Immortal Regiment in Armenia a very important event, which could help the younger generation of the country to emotionally and spiritually experience the Victory.
According to information provided by the source, within the framework of the signed agreement, Russian-Armenian Youth Unity will join implementation of the National Project “Discovering What Became of Missing in Action Defenders of the Motherland” initiated by the movement Immortal Regiment of Russia and will also support the annual international civil memory campaign of remembrance of those who died defending the Motherland "Candle of Memory", which takes place in the early hours of June 22.
In addition to that, the document includes holding joint events to commemorate heroic deeds by the participants of the Great Patriotic War and homefront workers, taking care of war memorials and military burials.
RAYU is a partner of the Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund, the first officially registered union of Russian-Armenian youth, a permanent member of the Coordinating Council of Public Organizations of Russian Compatriots of the Republic of Armenia, an official partner of the Council of Veterans of the Republic of Armenia, National Youth Council of Russia, International Youth Center, and a member society of International Union "Heritage of Victory". Priority areas of activities of Russian-Armenian Youth Unity are patriotic upbringing of youth and preservation of historic memory.
A full text of the article in Russian can be found here