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Remembrance Sunday 2015 at the Soviet War Memorial

Politicians and diplomats gathered at the Soviet War Memorial in Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park to observe Remembrance Sunday.

Remembrance Sunday 2015 at the Soviet War Memorial
Representatives of the Russian Convoy Club laid a wreath at the Soviet War Memorial
Neil Coyle MP
Neil Coyle MP

The Mayor of Southwark, Cllr Dora Dixon-Fyle, gave the civic welcome to the assembled guests.

Bermondsey & Old Southwark's new MP Neil Coyle participated in the ceremony for the first time and pledged to follow the tradition established by his predecessor Sir Simon Hughes of regular attendance at Soviet War Memorial events.

Alexander Kramarenko, the Russian chargé d'affaires in London, gave a more politically loaded speech on geopolitics than is usual at these events.

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