Ilsur Metshin marched with the “Immortal Regiment”
Photo by Denis Gordiyko
May 9). On Victory Day, the All-Russian action of memory “Immortal Regiment”
took place in Kazan. Ilsur Metshin, the Mayor of the city, joined the march.
This year, the action united 169 thousand people in Kazan who carried portraits
of their relatives who contributed to the Great Victory through the central
streets of the city.
of the “Immortal Regiment” went along the streets Karl Marks, Lobachevsky, the
park “Chernoe Ozero” and Kremlevskaya Street.
Metshin took part in the march with a portrait of his paternal grandfather
Muzagit Metshin. He went through the whole war from the first days to the
Victory in 1945, received 5 wounds and 2 contusions.
Immortal Regiment is an all-Russian action to preserve the memory of the
generation of the Great Patriotic War. Participants of the movement march the
streets of cities with photos of their relatives on Victory Day every year.