Russian Veterans in Vietnamesse Embassy

Russian Veterans in Vietnamesse Embassy

In Moscow embassy of Vietnam a party for Russian army veterans was held. It seems to be an annual event when representatives of Vietnam invite Soviet soldiers to thank them for their help during the Vietnamese war. It’s being held on fifth of August, the day on which it is said that the first American plane was shot down in the Vietnam skies. Vitaliy, the blogger, has had a chance to get inside this event to see what was happening there. We have the photos inside.

 Russian Veterans in Vietnamesse Embassy

In total, they say over 11,000 Russian soldiers and officers participated in Vietnamese events. 

Russian Veterans in Vietnamesse Embassy

This is a Vietnamese medal that Soviet specialist were awarded.

Russian Veterans in Vietnamesse Embassy

Some of the veterans know each other.

Russian Veterans in Vietnamesse Embassy

In this photo, the ambassador of Vietnam in Russia greets and hugs the guests.

Russian Veterans in Vietnamesse Embassy

Russian Veterans in Vietnamesse Embassy

The event was started with musical performances. Russian Veterans in Vietnamesse Embassy

Many of those present display Vietnamese awards on their chests.

Russian Veterans in Vietnamesse Embassy

Vietnamese singers perform Russian and Soviet war songs. Russian Veterans in Vietnamesse Embassy

Some songs like “The Officers” the guests preferred to listen to while standing up.Russian Veterans in Vietnamesse Embassy

Russian Veterans in Vietnamesse Embassy

Later, they sang Vietnamese songs. Some Russian veterans seemed to know the lyrics and could sing along.Russian Veterans in Vietnamesse Embassy

Russian Veterans in Vietnamesse Embassy

Later, top officials of the embassy were present on the stage.

Russian Veterans in Vietnamesse Embassy

Russian Veterans in Vietnamesse Embassy

Veterans were sharing their memories on the hardships of the service.Russian Veterans in Vietnamesse Embassy

Russian Veterans in Vietnamesse Embassy

Later, dishes of traditional Vietnamese cuisine were served. Russian Veterans in Vietnamesse Embassy

And one big group photo was taken.

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    • You wanted to write from the American invaders? Vietnam was bombed only due to the fact that he is a Communist, whether it is fascism?

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