The monarch was due to lay a wreath of red poppies at the foot of the Cenotaph monument in Whitehall, near the Houses of Parliament. Prime Minister Tony Blair also was due to attend the annual memorial ceremony, along with thousands of troops, veterans and civilians, religious leaders and representatives of the Commonwealth of former British colonies.
The service is held on the nearest Sunday to the anniversary of the end of World War I on Nov. 11, 1918, at 11:00 a.m. But the ceremony also honors those killed in subsequent conflicts, including almost 100 who have died in Iraq since the March 2003 invasion, reported AP. P.T.
Russian small missile ships - the Grad Sviyazhsk and the Great Ustyug - set off for a mission to the Mediterranean Sea
President Vladimir Putin has not released an official statement yet about his position on the issue of the pension reform in Russia