On 9 May 2018, Ufa had for the fifth time the All-Russian civil-patriotic action "Immortal Regiment." Traditionally, the procession passed along the Prospect Oktyabrya.
The column of Ufa "Immortal Regiment" was headed by Victory Banner, an official symbol of the Soviet people and the Armed Forces Victory over fascist Germany in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945.
Children with their parents, columns of students, members of public organizations, workers of enterprises, residents and guests of the capital followed the column. They sang frontal songs, shared stories of their ancestors - those soldiers whose portraits had been carried and congratulated each other on the holiday.
Rustem Khamitov, head of the Republic of Bashkortostan, Konstantin Tolkachev, the chairman of the State Assembly - Kurultai of the Republic of Bashkortostan, Valery Trofimov, the chairman of Ufa City Council, Irek Yalalov, head of Ufa City Municipal District Administration, deputy heads of the Administration, the heads of the districts administrations took part in the "Immortal Regiment".
The "Immortal Regiment" is held in all the cities of Russia. Its main goal is to preserve the connection of generations and the memory of our ancestors who participated in the Great Patriotic War and the workers of the rear.