Putin attends inauguration for new memorial honoring Leningrad siege victims

An inauguration ceremony for a new memorial for victims of World War II’s siege of Leningrad is now starting in Jerusalem, attended by Russian President Vladimir Putin.

The memorial was erected recently in the capital’s Sacher Park, near the Supreme Court.

Also in attendance are Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, President Reuven Rivlin and Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lion.

Watch the ceremony live here:

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