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Russian Chapel ceremony to be dedicated to solidarity

Ljubljana, 21 July - This year's Russian Chapel commemoration, scheduled to take place on Saturday below the Vršič Pass, will be dedicated to solidarity and connectedness between nations during the Covid-19 pandemic, due to which there will be no traditional accompanying programme ahead and after the ceremony.

A news conference at the Russian Embassy.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

A news conference at the Russian Embassy, featuring Russian Ambassador Timur Eyvazov and his aide Galina Zamyatina (second and first on the right) and Urška Klinar and Saša Ivan Geržina from the Slovenia-Russia Association (first and second from the left).
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Kranjska Gora
The Russian Chapel, a shrine erected in memory of Russian prisoners of war who died while building the Vršič mountain pass during WWI.
Photo: Anže Malovrh/STA
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