Putin thanks Slovenia for keeping alive memory of Russian WWI POWs

Moscow, 11 May - Russian President Vladimir Putin thanked Slovenia for keeping alive the memory of WWI Russian prisoners of war (POW) who lost their lives during the construction of the road to the Vršič mountain pass in north-west Slovenia.

The Russian Chapel along the road leading to the Vršič mountain pass in the Julian Alps, NW.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA
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Russian President Vladimir Putin during his visit to Slovenia in July 2016.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA
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