A number of events were held in the Czech Republic on Tuesday marking the 73rd anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe. Government leaders including acting PM Andrej Babiš, President Miloš Zeman and Czech Army commanders took part in a wreath-laying ceremony at the National Monument on Prague’s Vítkov hill.
More memorials marking the anniversary of the end of the war took place at Prague’s Klárov, the Kounic student dorms in Brno and other locations. May 8 is a state holiday in the Czech Republic.
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