The corresponding telegram was published on the Kremlin website.

“Vasily Semyonovich Lanovoy, a true patriot and citizen, stood at the origins of your wonderful creative project. He understood the exceptional importance of preserving the historical truth about the Great Patriotic War and its heroes for future generations, he gave a lot of mental strength and energy to this noble and demanded work. And every year, it was on his initiative that the State Kremlin Palace became the center of the public-patriotic action "Thank you for your loyalty, descendants!" students of Suvorov and cadet schools. It is gratifying that the organizers of this event have decided to continue the work of Vasily Semyonovich Lanovoy, ”the message says.

The President noted that "such large-scale, meaningful, truly popular forums are extremely in demand."

“They turn us to the military history of the Fatherland, they are of great importance for the education of young people.

And of course, I sincerely congratulate all those present on the upcoming Victory Day, ”added the head of state.

Earlier, Putin sent greetings to the participants of the III International Music Festival "Road to Yalta".