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Ceremony commemorating Russian POWs to mark other anniversaries as well

Ljubljana, 27 July - The annual ceremony in memory of Russian POWs who died building the Vršič pass during the First World War will this year mark not only 105 years since their death but also the 200th anniversary of Alexander I of Russia's attendance at the Congress of Ljubljana and 30 years of Slovenia's independence. The ceremony will be held on Saturday.

Ljubljana
A press conference held at the Russian Embassy in Ljubljana ahead of the annual ceremony at the Russian Chapel below Vršič pass to commemorate Russian POWs killed in WWI.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Ljubljana
Urban Ocvirk, the head of the Slovenia-Russia Association, and Russian Ambassador Timur Eyvazov (first and second from left) address a press conference at the Russian Embassy in Ljubljana ahead of the annual ceremony at the Russian Chapel below Vršič pass to commemorate Russian POWs killed in WWI.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Ljubljana
A press conference held at the Russian Embassy in Ljubljana ahead of the annual ceremony at the Russian Chapel below Vršič pass to commemorate Russian POWs killed in WWI.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

Ljubljana
Urban Ocvirk, the head of the Slovenia-Russia Association, and Russian Ambassador Timur Eyvazov (first and second from left) address a press conference at the Russian Embassy in Ljubljana ahead of the annual ceremony at the Russian Chapel below Vršič pass to commemorate Russian POWs killed in WWI.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

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