Victory Day is celebrated in Riga by tens thousands of people every year, and this holiday is really popular. Today "9th of May" is both a celebration of the victory over Nazism and a family holiday.
Celebrations to mark the 71th anniversary of Victory over Nazi Germany began with the laying of flowers and wreaths at the Monument to Soviet soldiers-liberators of Riga.
The mayor of the capital, veterans, the Russian Ambassador to Latvia (Alexander Veshnyakov), the deputies of Riga City Council and of the European Parliament from the largest social-democratic party "Consent", diplomats and representatives of the embassies of the CIS countries and China, and also workers of Baltic Bearing Company traditionally attended part in this event, laid flowers at the monument and paid tribute to the minute of silence.
Management of Baltic Bearing Company congratulates all employees and partners with the Great Victory Day, wishes success in work, health, peace and prosperity!