the Chairman of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko took part in the ceremony of laying flowers to the Eternal flame in the Park of Victory on Poklonnaya hill, reports the press service of the Council.

the head of the Federation Council representing St. Petersburg in the upper house of Parliament, laid flowers to the stele of the Leningrad front.

Earlier, Valentina Matvienko, congratulated the Russians on the 75th anniversary of the Victory. “May we today do not pass a solemn March through the streets. But the memory of the heroism of our ancestors, which we hold still in our hearts. And we must pass on this memory to their descendants. The great sacrifice made by our people during the war should not be forgotten. Eternal glory to the heroes! I wish everyone a peaceful sky, happiness and prosperity” – said in the text of the message.