Organizers of the Immortal Regiment from 55 countries met in Belgrade with the support of the Gorchakov Fund

25 September 2019

The first International Conference “Memory of the Winners” is taking place in Belgrade on September 25-26 at the initiative of the All-Russian Civic and Patriotic Movement “Immortal Regiment” and with the support of the Gorchakov Fund, according to TASS.

According to the source, organizers of the Immortal Regiment from neighboring countries and beyond are taking part in the forum. For the first time in history, they got together outside of the Russia Federation with the goal of consolidating participants of the movement and developing joint actions, which will help to maintain ties with the historical homeland, eternalize memory of those who had died for the freedom of their country, and develop measures to undermine efforts to falsify history of World War II. The conference is dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Belgrade from the Nazis.

The participants of the International Conference “Memory of the Winners”, which had gathered about 100 organizers of the Immortal Regiment from 55 countries, laid flowers to the memorial to liberators of Belgrade. Minister of Labour, Employment, Veteran and Social Policy of Serbia Zoran Dordevic, Ambassador of Russia to Serbia Alexander Bozan-Kharchenko, People’s Artists of the USSR Vasily Lanovoy, activists of Serbian non-governmental organizations, and bikers attended the ceremony, as it was reported by a correspondent of TASS from the place of the event.

According to the source, representatives of the Government of Serbia, the City Council of Belgrade, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia, Rossotrudnichestvo, the Embassy of Russia in Serbia, and leaders of the international and Russian Immortal Regiment attended the conference.

In August Zoran Dordevic told Ambassador of Russia Alexander Bozan-Kharchenko that the Immortal Regiment in 2019 had become an event of national importance in Serbia.