Dmitry Medvedev sends greetings to the prime ministers of Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Abkhazia and South Ossetia for the upcoming 73rd anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War

The messages note that the memory of the Great Victory unites our countries, and emphasise that the bravery and heroism of soldiers and the dedication of homefront workers will forever be cherished by present and future generations. 

The Prime Minister of Russia expressed confidence that the strong traditions of friendship forged in the difficult years of wartime hardships will continue to serve as a solid basis for interstate relations.

Dmitry Medvedev asked his colleagues to convey his wishes of happiness, well-being and longevity to all war and homefront veterans, as well as his sincere respect and gratitude for their unparalleled feat.