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Slovenia, Russia Remember WWI Russian POWs with Traditional Ceremonies

Kranjska Gora, 31 July - Slovenia and Russia will commemorate on Sunday Russian POWs who died building the Alpine mountain pass of Vrsic in WWI. The main ceremony, which traditionally takes place in front of a small chapel under the pass, will be addressed by President Danilo Tuerk and attended by a strong Russian delegation led by Duma President Boris Gryzlov.

Kranjska Gora
The Russian Chapel built in the memory of Russian POWs who were killed by an avalanche in 1916 while building the Vrsic mountain pass.
Photo: Tina Kosec/STA

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