Russian Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Armenia Sergey Kopirkin visited the Tsitsernakaberd Memorial in Yerevan today.
Director of the Armenian Genocide Museum Institute (AGMI) Director Harutyun Marutyan presented the history of the memorial.
Amb. Kopirkin and the Embassy staff laid flowers at the eternal fire and paid tribute to the memory of the victims with a moment of silence.
The guests then visited the Museum-Institute, watched the displays and familiarized themselves with documents testifying to the first genocide of the 20th century. The Ambassador left a note in the guestbook.
Harutyun Marutyan presented the Ambassador with Russian books on the history of the Armenian Genocide.