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In Abkhazia took a bike ride "Thanks for Victory"

The bike action "Thanks for Victory", dedicated to 75-th anniversary of Victory in the great Patriotic war, was held in Abkhazia, the correspondent of RIA Novosti.

The event kicked off from the "Moscow House" in Sukhumi. In addition to the inhabitants of the Republic and was attended by the representatives of the Russian Embassy in Abkhazia, the representative office of Rossotrudnichestvo and the coordination of the Union of organizations of Russian compatriots.

The participants drove all the way to the mass grave in the village of Gulripsh, where he honored the memory of the fallen in the great Patriotic war.

In the great Patriotic war was attended by 55 thousand persons from Abkhazia, more than 17 thousand of them were killed in combat. More than 17 thousand people did not return home. Twenty-two natives of the Republic was awarded the title of Hero of the Soviet Union, three were awarded the order of Glory of three degrees.