Heads of diplomatic missions and workers of Embassies of Russia, Belarus and Ukraine, people from trade representation, Russian school of Embassy in Serbia and Montenegro and other Russian organizations, representatives of Serbian and Montenegrian Foreign Ministries, representatives of the Armed Forces and city authorities, war veterans participated in the solemn ceremony. The participants laid crimson carnations on the tombs of Soviet soldiers and officers.
The guard of honor was set up at the memorial of Belgrade Liberators and the anthems of the countries, representatives of which laid wreaths in remembrance of the Soviet soldiers, were played.
The wreaths were also laid to the monument of the Soviet military commanders and war veterans, who died in the plane crash in 1964 at the Avala mountain near Belgrade. The Soviet military delegation was heading to Yugoslavia to participate in the 20th anniversary of Belgrade liberation.