“The memory of the unfading feat of arms of Soviet soldiers, the unparalleled courage of the underground workers, the dedication and valor of the home front workers is a common heritage and heritage.

And the duty of the descendants is to preserve it as a symbol of eternal friendship and brotherhood of the peoples of our countries, ”the Belarusian president's message of congratulations says.

He stressed that the unity of the two peoples, tested for strength, makes it possible to withstand modern common challenges and threats.

Lukashenko also sent congratulations to the presidents of Azerbaijan, Armenia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Georgia, as well as the people of Ukraine.

Earlier, Putin congratulated the leaders and citizens of the CIS countries, as well as the peoples of Georgia and Ukraine on the 76th anniversary of victory in the Great Patriotic War.