Solemnity in Memory of Russian POW's at Russian Chapel below Vrsic

Ljubljana, 25 July - VRSIC/RUSSIAN/POW
A ceremony in memory of Russian prisoners of war who died in a snowslide during WW I was held Sunday at the small Russian Chapel below the Vrsic mountain pass (north-west). Apart from Slovene President Milan Kucan, who laid a wreath at the chapel, the commemoration was also attended by Speaker Janez Podobnik, Foreign Minister Boris Frlec, head of the parliamentary international affairs committee Jelko Kacin, Minister of Justice Tomaz Marusic and a Russian parliamentary delegation, presently on a visit to Slovenia.

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