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More than 650 thousand people partake in Victory Day 2017 celebrations

More than 650 thousand people took part in celebrating Victory Day 2017 in Belarus. Events dedicated to the celebration were held all over the country. This celebration is traditionally marked by whole families. What is more, hundreds of tourists come to Belarus for May celebrations.

Victory Square was the center of the day, where flowers and wreaths were laid to the obelisk. A big concert and a 3D show were held in the evening. Law enforcement officials, doctors and rescuers were working in robust security regime. No emergencies were registered during the celebration.

Dmitry Kuryan, head of law enforcement department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Belarus:
The personnel of internal affairs bodies were traditionally working in robust regime. The places where festive events and fireworks were under special control of the Belarusian police. As a result of the undertaken measures no emergencies were registered. Public order and security are ensured.

The festive events ended closer to midnight with traditional celebratory fireworks. The colorful show could be seen from different areas of Minsk.

More than 650 thousand people partake in Victory Day 2017 celebrations