Visit to Belarus to mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Belarus from Nazi occupation
Vladimir Putin visited Minsk, where together with the President of the Republic of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko he took part in events to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Belarus from Nazi occupation. The President of Russia spoke at the opening of a new building for the Belarus State Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War and met with veterans. The two presidents also laid flowers at the Hero City of Minsk monument and the Victory Memorial. Mr Putin’s working visit to Belarus also included talks with President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko.