Proud feelings, tears and joy at the same time. The number of participants of “The Immortal Regiment” is growing
16:30 8 мая 2019
Категории: News in English
The action “The Immortal Regiment”, which is dedicated to the Victory Day and is held not only in Russia but also in other countries, inspires the sense of pride in Russian people of their fathers and grandfathers, memory of the war, pain, sadness and joy at the same time. This is evidenced with the results of the survey by the Russian Public Opinion Research Center (VTsIOM).
The procession, where people carry photos of their relatives, who participated in the Great Patriotic War, inspires sense of pride of the country, their fathers and grandfathers in 42% of respondents. For other 21% of Russians “The Immortal Regiment” is memory of the war, ancestors, care of veterans. For 11% of respondents the action brings pain, tears, bitterness, and 10% of Russians — joy and happiness. Other 9% percent of respondents to the question, what emotions “The Immortal Regiment” causes, say that for them it means “positive, strong emotions, high feelings”. According to 8% of participants in the survey, the action causes tears, as well as excitement and anxiety. The respondents were able to give four variants of answers to this question.
At the same time, 95% of Russians have positive attitude to conducting of “The Immortal Regiment”. 97% of our citizens know about this action. The number of participants in the procession with portraits of relatives, who had passed the war, increased according to the results of surveys from 24% in 2017 to 30% in 2019.