To commemorate VE Day, a ceremony was held at the Soviet Memorial in the Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park, adjacent to the Imperial Museum on 9th May 2013. A wreath was laid by Irene Glausiusz on behalf of the Children in War Memorial Day Project. The wreath was inscribed in memory of all the children lost during past wars and including ongoing conflicts.
HE Alexander Yakovenko, Ambassador of the Russian Federation addressed the gathering, as well as MP Simon Hughes and local Mayor of Southwark Cllr Althea Smith. Other representatives came from the Embassies of CIS countries.