Tajikistan will take over the Victory Relay Race from Kyrgyzstan in early May, according to the press center of the Main Border Guard Directorate at the State Committee for National Security (SCNS) of Tajikistan.

The ceremony of handover of the Victory Relay Race to Tajik border guards will take place at the border crossing checkpoint Qizil Art in the Murgab district of the Gorno Badakhshan Autonomous Region (GBAO).

On May 10, the Victory Relay Race team will arrive in Dushanbe, where mass military-patriotic events will be held in Victory Park. 

Tajikistan will hand over the Victory Relay Race to Uzbekistan.

Recall, similar events were devoted to the 50th, 60th, 65th and 70th anniversaries of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945.

The Victory Relay Race starts simultaneously in the Belarusian city of Brest and the Russian city of Murmansk in early February, goes along the borders of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and ends at Poklonnaya Hill in Moscow on May 28, on a Day of Border Guards.

This year, Victory Relay Race started on February 5.