China News Service, May 8th. According to a report from the Russian Satellite Network on the 8th, Russian President Putin delivered a speech on the Victory Day of the Great Patriotic War, congratulating the people of the CIS, Georgia, Ukraine and other countries on the 76th anniversary of the victory of the Great Patriotic War.

Data map: Russian President Putin.

  According to reports, Putin said in his congratulatory message that people cherish the memory of their fathers and grandfathers on this day. They either fought heroically with the enemy or worked in the rear with selflessness.

  Putin said: "Today, it is our moral responsibility to cherish and pass on the memories of those years to the growing new generation." People should unanimously and resolutely resist any attempts to distort and falsify history and tamper with the results of the Great Patriotic War.

  According to the report, Putin believes that the tradition of brotherly friendship and mutual assistance formed in the years of hard wars is still a solid foundation for the establishment and development of constructive and good-neighborly relations.

  Putin also expressed his sincere gratitude to all veterans and workers in the rear of the Great Patriotic War, and wished them good health, all the best, good spirits, peace and longevity.

  In the middle of the night on May 8, 1945, Fascist Germany formally signed its surrender.

The Soviet Union designated May 9th that year as the Victory Day of the Great Patriotic War.