This year in St. Petersburg around 1 million people join the "Immortal Regiment" procession.
Every May 9 since since 2012, people have participated in "Immortal Regiment" marches to commemorate their relatives who took part in World War II.
The number of participants was increased by about 250 thousand people compare to 2017 year. The movement was started from Alexander Nevsky Square and ended at Palace Square. The distance was 4 kilometers.