Representatives of Armenia‘s Embassy in Russia, employees of Armenia’s mission in the CSTO and Karabakh’s mission in Moscow laid flowers at the Genocide memorial of the Armenian monastery complex in the Russian capital on Sunday, April 24.
Members of Russia’s Armenian community and thousands of Moscow residents attended the commemoration ceremony.
Afterwards, Primate of the Armenian Diocese of Russia and Nor Nakhichevan, Archbishop Ezras Nersisyan, read an intercessory prayer for the canonized martyrs of the Armenian Genocide at the Holy Transfiguration Cathedral.
Later, a demonstration was held in front of Turkey’s embassy in Moscow. The embassy building was surrounded by police officers and special mission units.