Subscription and demo access


 
About Interfax
Press Releases
Products & Services
Contact us
Customer Login
 


Headlines
 

03/28 14:52   Security zone around Syria's Palmyra broadened - Russian Defense Ministry
 
03/28 14:50   Syrian army stabilizes situation in al-Hama area with Aerospace Forces' support - Russian Defense Ministry (Part 2)
 
03/28 14:50   Truce breach instances not decreasing in Syria, ceasefire openly disrupted in some cases - Russian Defense Ministry (Part 2)
 
03/28 14:49   FAS names Russian subsidiaries of HP, Lenovo as respondents in Vybory computer case
 
03/28 14:48   U.S. missiles in Romania, Poland threatening entire European part of Russia - Defense Ministry
 
03/28 14:42   U.S.-deployed missile defense system creates secret powerful component for possible surprise nuclear missile strike - Russian General Staff
 
03/28 14:39   PHOSAGRO SAYS WILL BOOST FERTILIZER PRODUCTION 20% TO 8.7 MLN TONNES BY 2020
 
03/28 14:39   Russia has to respond proportionately to growing U.S. missile defense capability - General Staff
 
03/28 14:39   FAS NAMES RUSSIAN SUBSIDIARIES OF HP, LENOVO AS DEFENDANTS IN CASE CONCERNING PURCHASE OF COMPUTERS FOR STATE AUTOMATED SYSTEM VYBORY - FAS STATEMENT
 
03/28 14:37   PHOSAGRO TO CUT CAPEX ALMOST 30% TO 29.5 BLN RUBLES IN 2017 - COMPANY
 


 

Interfax.com  |  Interfax news  |  Putin: Russia will keep memory of Battle of...


News headlines


February 01, 2013 19:41

Putin: Russia will keep memory of Battle of Stalingrad alive

MOSCOW. Feb 1 (Interfax) - Attempts to distort the events of World War II, or to blot the Soviet liberator soldiers' heroic feats from our memory, must be resisted, said President Vladimir Putin.

"We must do all we can to ensure that the memory of the Battle of Stalingrad and the truth about it never dim. It is our duty to resist attempts to distort the events of World war II or to attach political strings to them, brazenly defaming the heroic feats accomplished by those who liberated the world," Putin said at a reception at the Kremlin on Friday celebrating the 70th anniversary of the victory in the Battle of Stalingrad.

"The truth is that victory in that great battle was accomplished by Soviet military leaders and soldiers. The whole world was amazed by their admirable courage and lasting power," he said.

"How cynical one must be to forget about their valor and self-sacrifice! We will never allow that to happen again," the Russian president said.

The Battle of Stalingrad marked a "turning point" in the life of the country and of millions of people, he continued. "The unconquered city was the starting point in our troops' march to Berlin," he said. The victory, won 70 years ago, went down in history as a turning point towards the complete and final defeat of Nazism, he said.

The reception is being attended by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, Federation Council Speaker Valentina Matviyenko, State Duma Speaker Sergei Naryshkin, parliamentary faction leaders, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin, lawmakers and government officials. The main guests at the reception are more than 200 World War II veterans. Three hundred guests had been invited.

Sd jv

(Our editorial staff can be reached at eng.editors@interfax.ru)

/Interfax/
 Subscription
You can access a demo version of, receive more information about or subscribe to Interfax publications by filling in and returning the form below. We also have dozens of reports in the Russian language, please indicate if you are interested.
Title:


Phone:


E-mail:


First name:


Company:


Country:
Last name:


Division:


City:
Products:
Central Asia & Caucasus Business Weekly
Central Asia General Newswire
Global Gas Analytics
Global Natural Gas Daily
Interfax Via Bloomberg Terminal
Kazakhstan General Newswire
Kazakhstan Mining Weekly
Kazakhstan Oil & Gas Weekly
Russia & CIS Announcements
Russia & CIS Banking and Finance Weekly
Russia & CIS Business and Financial Daily
Russia & CIS Business and Financial Newswire
Russia & CIS Business and Investment Weekly
Russia & CIS Business Law Weekly
Russia & CIS Business news
Russia & CIS Defense Industry Weekly
Russia & CIS Diplomatic Panorama
Russia & CIS Energy Daily
Russia & CIS Energy Newswire
Russia & CIS Events Calendar
Russia & CIS Food and Agriculture Weekly
Russia & CIS General Newswire
Russia & CIS Headline News
Russia & CIS Insurance Weekly
Russia & CIS IT and Telecom Weekly
Russia & CIS Metals and Mining Weekly
Russia & CIS Military Daily
Russia & CIS Military Newswire
Russia & CIS Military Weekly
Russia & CIS Oil and Gas Weekly
Russia & CIS Presidential Bulletin
Russia & CIS Statistics Weekly
Russia Health & Pharmaceuticals
Russia Market Roundup
Russia Press Review
Ukraine Business Daily
Ukraine Business Weekly
Ukraine General Newswire
Please enter the digits from picture in the box below:

March 28, 2017
 
14:42
U.S.-deployed missile defense system creates secret powerful component for possible surprise nuclear missile strike - Russian General Staff
 
14:39
PHOSAGRO SAYS WILL BOOST FERTILIZER PRODUCTION 20% TO 8.7 MLN TONNES BY 2020
 
14:39
Russia has to respond proportionately to growing U.S. missile defense capability - General Staff
 
14:39
FAS NAMES RUSSIAN SUBSIDIARIES OF HP, LENOVO AS DEFENDANTS IN CASE CONCERNING PURCHASE OF COMPUTERS FOR STATE AUTOMATED SYSTEM VYBORY - FAS STATEMENT
 
14:37
PHOSAGRO TO CUT CAPEX ALMOST 30% TO 29.5 BLN RUBLES IN 2017 - COMPANY
 
14:36
PHOSAGRO PLANS TO ALLOCATE 52.8 BLN RUBLES IN CAPEX IN 2018-2020 - COMPANY
 
14:36
U.S. deploying strategic missile shield to destroy Russian, Chinese ballistic missiles, which upsets balance of forces - Russian General Staff
 
14:34
U.S. space system for ICBM detection to boost U.S. missile defense capability - Russian General Staff
 
14:32
Dankvert: Egyptian claims against Russian grain have 'nothing to do' with phytosanitary standards
 
14:28
Sakhalin Energy allows for minor impact of Lunskaya-A platform incident on LNG shipment timetable
 
14:28
U.S. missile defense upsets strategic arms parity, narrows disarmament dialogue opportunities - Russian General Staff
 
14:24
U.S. missile defense shield already poses threat to Russia's, China's strategic nuclear forces - Russian General Staff
 
14:21
Russia, Iran maintain multifaceted, efficient cooperation - Putin
 
14:18
Gazprom buys 6.2 bcm of gas from Uzbekistan in 2016, 5 bcm planned for 2017
 
 more headlines 



Interviews
 

.
OSCE Chairperson-in-Office, Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz has given an interview to Interfax in which he speaks about his vision of the Ukrainian settlement and the role of the SMM OSCE in it, about conditions under which EU sanctions against Russia can be lifted at any time and tells about what he values in his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov.

more
.
.
Pakistani Minister of Planning, Development and Reform Ahsan Iqbal has given an interview to Interfax in the wake of his visit to Moscow in which he speaks about prospects of interaction between Russia and Pakistan in various spheres, prospects of Russias joining the China-Pakistan economic corridor project, the settlement in Afghanistan and prospects of Pakistans joining the Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty.

more
.
.
Head of the delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Russia, Belarus and Moldova Magne Barth has explained the position of the ICRC on interaction with Russian military in Syria. Earlier the Russian Defense Ministry called the ICRC reaction regarding the death of two Russian medical workers in a strike on a Russian military hospital in Syrias Aleppo cynical.

more

 
  
 ©   1991—2017   Interfax Information Service. All rights reserved.
contact information   |   Interfax offices   |   made by web.finmarket

News and other data on this site are provided for information purposes only, and are not intended for republication or redistribution. Republication or redistribution of Interfax content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Interfax.

Browse other Interfax sites:  Interfax.ru   |   IFX.RU   |   Interfax Group   Rambler's Top100