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Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Ukraine, Russia jointly to celebrate VE-Day 65th anniversary

KIEV, April 28 (Itar-Tass) - Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich has signed a decree on ceremonies to mark, together with Russia, the 65th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945.

The presidential press service announced that Yanukovich agreed Tuesday with the proposal made by the Defence Ministry to detail 75 servicemen from among the Armed Forces of Ukraine within a period from April 29 to May 11, for them to participate in the military parade in Moscow.

The presidential decision has it that the government must make arrangements and ensure the servicemen's participation in those ceremonies.

The President of Ukraine also signed a similar decree concerning the participation of Ukrainian soldiers in a military parade in Minsk.

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