Vladimir Putin took part in commemorative events marking 75th anniversary of breaking Nazi siege of Leningrad. At Piskaryovskoye Memorial Cemetery, the President paid tribute to the memory of Leningrad
residents and the defenders of the city as he laid flowers at the monument to the Motherland. Then, Vladimir Putin visited Nevsky Pyatachok military-historical
complex, where he laid flowers at the Landmark Stone monument.
The President also toured
the Proryv [Breakthrough] Panorama
Museum in Kirovsk and met with veterans and members of youth organisations.