On May 8, government, parliamentary and Constitutional Court representatives commemorated the 63rd anniversary of the triumph over fascism in 1945, at the Victory Memorial on Hviezdoslav Square in Bratislava. More than 300 people attended the event, which included the army orchestra and Guard of Honour ceremonies. The Slovak President and Prime Minister made speeches and paid tribute to the Soviet Red Army, as well as members of the Slovak resistance and guerilla fighters. SITA
Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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8. May 2008 at 16:00