Ambassador Vladimir Chizhov participated in the event marking International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Submitted on Wed, 01/26/2011 - 23:00

On 25 February 2011 Ambassador Vladimir Chizhov, Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the EU, took part in the event at the European Parliament marking the International Day of Commemoration of the Holocaust victims. This day is commemorated annually in accordance with UN General Assembly Resolution A/RES/60/7 on 27 January, i.e. the day when the Soviet Army liberated the Auschwitz concentration camp where more than 1,100,000 men, women, and children lost their lives.