WORLD Day of Remembrance and Honor marked in Tashkent, Uzbekistan

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Day of Remembrance and Honor marked in Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Xinhua

21:19, May 09, 2021

People attend an event marking the Day of Remembrance and Honor in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, May 9, 2021. In 1945, the Soviet Union designated May 9 as the Victory Day of the Great Patriotic War. After the proclamation of Uzbekistan's independence, May 9 was renamed as The Day of Remembrance and Honor. During the WWII, nearly 2 million people in Uzbekistan took up arms and rushed to the anti-fascism battlefield. More than 500,000 people died and more than 150,000 went missing in the war. (Photo by Zafar Khalilov/Xinhua)

Photo taken on May 9, 2021 shows a wreath laying ceremony during an event marking the Day of Remembrance and Honor in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. In 1945, the Soviet Union designated May 9 as the Victory Day of the Great Patriotic War. After the proclamation of Uzbekistan's independence, May 9 was renamed as The Day of Remembrance and Honor. During the WWII, nearly 2 million people in Uzbekistan took up arms and rushed to the anti-fascism battlefield. More than 500,000 people died and more than 150,000 went missing in the war. (Photo by Zafar Khalilov/Xinhua)

Honor guards attend an event marking the Day of Remembrance and Honor in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, on May 9, 2021. In 1945, the Soviet Union designated May 9 as the Victory Day of the Great Patriotic War. After the proclamation of Uzbekistan's independence, May 9 was renamed as The Day of Remembrance and Honor. During the WWII, nearly 2 million people in Uzbekistan took up arms and rushed to the anti-fascism battlefield. More than 500,000 people died and more than 150,000 went missing in the war. (Photo by Zafar Khalilov/Xinhua)

People lay flowers to pay tribute to martyrs during an event marking the Day of Remembrance and Honor in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, May 9, 2021. In 1945, the Soviet Union designated May 9 as the Victory Day of the Great Patriotic War. After the proclamation of Uzbekistan's independence, May 9 was renamed as The Day of Remembrance and Honor. During the WWII, nearly 2 million people in Uzbekistan took up arms and rushed to the anti-fascism battlefield. More than 500,000 people died and more than 150,000 went missing in the war. (Photo by Zafar Khalilov/Xinhua)

People attend an event marking the Day of Remembrance and Honor in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, May 9, 2021. In 1945, the Soviet Union designated May 9 as the Victory Day of the Great Patriotic War. After the proclamation of Uzbekistan's independence, May 9 was renamed as The Day of Remembrance and Honor. During the WWII, nearly 2 million people in Uzbekistan took up arms and rushed to the anti-fascism battlefield. More than 500,000 people died and more than 150,000 went missing in the war. (Photo by Zafar Khalilov/Xinhua)

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