Press Secretary of Russian President Dmitry Peskov commented on the initiative of the organizers of the "Immortal regiment" to postpone action for the following year.
He noted that Vladimir Putin is not among the direct organizers of the event, and the uniqueness of the "Immortal regiment" in that it is of a national character. Therefore, Peskov stressed, in this case, "impossible to ignore" from the opinions of those who carries out the action.
People's artist of USSR, co-Chairman of the Central headquarters of the movement "Immortal regiment of Russia" Vasily Lanovoy offers to hold a March in the following year, on 9 may, his words are on the website of the movement.
Earlier it was reported that a March "Immortal regiment" on July 26 will not take place.
The decision to move the March "Immortal regiment", most likely, will be taken on Thursday 16 July, said the head of the Executive Committee of the "Immortal regiment of Russia" Artem Khutorskoy.
"Tomorrow we have a meeting of the General Central headquarters – a large meeting at which this issue will be considered. We collected very detailed information from regions, including from the sanitary and epidemiological surveillance bodies and local Executive authorities on the situation in the country, and that tomorrow all of these summaries will be submitted to the staff – is, as I understand it, made a decision," he said Wednesday on the radio station "Moscow speaking".