On the occasion of the 76th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War, Russian President Vladimir Putin sent a congratulatory message to Armenian President Armen Sarkissian.
"I cordially congratulate you on the 76th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War. Celebrating this holiday, we pay tribute to our grandfathers and fathers who defeated the Nazi aggressors at the cost of huge sacrifices and hardships," he noted.
"I am convinced that mutual assistance and friendly relations, hardened during the war, will serve as a reliable basis for the development of the Armenian-Russian allied relations in the future. Please convey good health and prosperity to all veterans living in the Armenian land."