The Russian defense Minister Sergei Shoigu awarded the medal to his Serbian counterpart Alexander Vulin for their contribution to the organization of the Victory day parade in Moscow, reported the Ministry of defense of Serbia.
The President of Serbia Alexander Vucic and Minister of defence delegation was received on 24 June, the participation in the Victory parade in Moscow. On the red square in festive ranks were 75 Serbian guards.
Accusations of Russia's alleged involvement in organizing protests in Serbia are primitive Russophobic cliches, said the Ambassador of the Russian Federation Alexander Botan-Kharchenko.
In the night of Wednesday, as in previous, in several cities of Serbia, passed an anti-government rally. The protesters expressed dissatisfaction with the current epidemiological situation in the country and the actions of the authorities on counteraction to the spread of coronavirus, was required to provide "truthful" information about the victims COVID-19 and criticized the policies of President Alexander Vucic. According to the ambulance service, during the riots in the Serbian capital in the night of Thursday, various injuries to 36 people, including 19 police officers. The number of detainees of the Ministry of interior promised to announce on Thursday. Vice-mayor of Belgrade Goran Vesic assessed the damage only on the first night of the riots in 127 thousand euros.
Opportunities for the development of strategic relations between Russia and Serbia improved after the elections in Serbia, said Russian Ambassador Alexander Botan-Kharchenko.
The President of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic on June 23-24 visit to Russia, to attend the Victory parade and where it is expected his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
The question of the self-proclaimed Republic of Kosovo will be a key to the forthcoming visit of the foreign Minister of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov to Serbia, said Russian Ambassador to Serbia Alexander Botan-Kharchenko.
The arrival of the Minister of foreign Affairs in Belgrade is scheduled for June 18. During the visit, are expected to meet with President Aleksandar Vucic and foreign Minister Ivica Dačić.
The guard unit of the army of Serbia, composed of 75 persons, was solemnly sent for participation in the Victory parade in Moscow June 24, reported the Ministry of defense.
In the solemn ceremony at the military airport in Batajnica near Belgrade was attended by the Minister of defense Alexander Wulin and the Ambassador of the Russian Federation Alexander Botan-Kharchenko.
The President of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic has congratulated President of Russia Vladimir Putin on Russia Day and said that strategic relations between the two countries based on friendship of their peoples.
Greetings to the Russian leader, the Serbian President presented to Ambassador Alexandru Botan-Kharchenko at a reception in honor of Russia Day on Wednesday.
The veterans of the national liberation struggle in Yugoslavia on Wednesday presented the medal in honor of the 75th anniversary of the Victory, the correspondent of RIA Novosti.
The solemn ceremony dedicated to celebration of day of Russia held at the Russian centre of science and culture "Russian House" in Belgrade. The jubilee medal "75 years of Victory in the great Patriotic war 1941-1945" awarded by Russian Ambassador to Serbia Alexander Botan-Kharchenko. Awards were given to two former fighters of the people's liberation army of Yugoslavia.