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Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev attended the solemn unveiling on Tuesday of the newly-restored Arch of Triumph in Moscow.
Through that arch Russian regiments made their victorious return to Moscow after defeating Napoleon in the war of 1812.
One of the first monuments built to commemorate that glorious victory, the Arch of Triumph symbolizes a great patriotic upswing in the consciousness of the Russian people, the prime minster said.
© Interfax and RIA Novosti. 05 September, 2012