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Russia marks Victory Day

Russian servicemen march during the Victory Day parade, marking the 73rd anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany in World War Two, at Red Square in Moscow, Russia May 9, 2018. Maxim Shipenkov/Pool via REUTERS

Russian servicemen march during the Victory Day parade, marking the 73rd anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany in World War Two, at Red Square in Moscow, Russia May 9, 2018. Maxim Shipenkov/Pool via REUTERS

Russian servicemen march during the Victory Day parade, marking the 73rd anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany in World War Two, at Red Square in Moscow, Russia May 9, 2018. Maxim Shipenkov/Pool via REUTERS
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Russian army MiG-29 jet fighters of the Strizhi (Swifts) and Su-30 jet fighters of the Russkiye Vityazi (Russian Knights) aerobatic teams fly in formation in central Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Russian army MiG-29 jet fighters of the Strizhi (Swifts) and Su-30 jet fighters of the Russkiye Vityazi (Russian Knights) aerobatic teams fly in formation in central Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Russian army MiG-29 jet fighters of the Strizhi (Swifts) and Su-30 jet fighters of the Russkiye Vityazi (Russian Knights) aerobatic teams fly in formation in central Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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Russian President Vladimir Putin, his Serbian counterpart Aleksandar Vucic and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu watch the Victory Day parade in Moscow. Maxim Shipenkov/Pool via REUTERS

Russian President Vladimir Putin, his Serbian counterpart Aleksandar Vucic and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu watch the Victory Day parade in Moscow. Maxim Shipenkov/Pool via REUTERS

Russian President Vladimir Putin, his Serbian counterpart Aleksandar Vucic and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu watch the Victory Day parade in Moscow. Maxim Shipenkov/Pool via REUTERS
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Russian servicemen drive Koalitsiya-SV self-propelled howitzers during the Victory Day parade in Moscow. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Russian servicemen drive Koalitsiya-SV self-propelled howitzers during the Victory Day parade in Moscow. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Russian servicemen drive Koalitsiya-SV self-propelled howitzers during the Victory Day parade in Moscow. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin
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Former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev attends the Victory Day parade in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev attends the Victory Day parade in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev attends the Victory Day parade in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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Children with their parents march during the Victory Day celebrations in the Siberian town of Divnogorsk. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin

Children with their parents march during the Victory Day celebrations in the Siberian town of Divnogorsk. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin

Children with their parents march during the Victory Day celebrations in the Siberian town of Divnogorsk. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin
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Veterans attend the Victory Day celebrations in the Siberian city of Barnaul. REUTERS/Andrei Kasprishin

Veterans attend the Victory Day celebrations in the Siberian city of Barnaul. REUTERS/Andrei Kasprishin

Veterans attend the Victory Day celebrations in the Siberian city of Barnaul. REUTERS/Andrei Kasprishin
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People carry a banner, a replica of the so-called Victory Standard which was erected at the top of the Reichstag building in Berlin at the end of World War Two, in the southern city of Stavropol. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

People carry a banner, a replica of the so-called Victory Standard which was erected at the top of the Reichstag building in Berlin at the end of World War Two, in the southern city of Stavropol. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

People carry a banner, a replica of the so-called Victory Standard which was erected at the top of the Reichstag building in Berlin at the end of World War Two, in the southern city of Stavropol. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko
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Russian servicewomen march during the Victory Day parade at Red Square in Moscow. Maxim Shipenkov/Pool via REUTERS

Russian servicewomen march during the Victory Day parade at Red Square in Moscow. Maxim Shipenkov/Pool via REUTERS

Russian servicewomen march during the Victory Day parade at Red Square in Moscow. Maxim Shipenkov/Pool via REUTERS
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People place flowers at the Memorial of Glory in the Siberian city of Barnaul. REUTERS /Andrei Kasprishin

People place flowers at the Memorial of Glory in the Siberian city of Barnaul. REUTERS /Andrei Kasprishin

People place flowers at the Memorial of Glory in the Siberian city of Barnaul. REUTERS /Andrei Kasprishin
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People carry pictures of World War Two soldiers as they take part in the Immortal Regiment march in the Siberian city of Barnaul. REUTERS/Andrei Kasprishin

People carry pictures of World War Two soldiers as they take part in the Immortal Regiment march in the Siberian city of Barnaul. REUTERS/Andrei Kasprishin

People carry pictures of World War Two soldiers as they take part in the Immortal Regiment march in the Siberian city of Barnaul. REUTERS/Andrei Kasprishin
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Russian servicemen march during the Victory Day parade at Red Square in Moscow. Maxim Shipenkov/Pool via REUTERS

Russian servicemen march during the Victory Day parade at Red Square in Moscow. Maxim Shipenkov/Pool via REUTERS

Russian servicemen march during the Victory Day parade at Red Square in Moscow. Maxim Shipenkov/Pool via REUTERS
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A Russian Mi-26 heavy transport helicopter and Mi-8 military helicopters fly in formation over the Christ the Saviour Cathedral and the Foreign Ministry headquarters during the Victory Day parade in Moscow. REUTERS/Andrey Volkov

A Russian Mi-26 heavy transport helicopter and Mi-8 military helicopters fly in formation over the Christ the Saviour Cathedral and the Foreign Ministry headquarters during the Victory Day parade in Moscow. REUTERS/Andrey Volkov

A Russian Mi-26 heavy transport helicopter and Mi-8 military helicopters fly in formation over the Christ the Saviour Cathedral and the Foreign Ministry headquarters during the Victory Day parade in Moscow. REUTERS/Andrey Volkov
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Actor Steven Seagal watches the Victory Day parade. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Actor Steven Seagal watches the Victory Day parade. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Actor Steven Seagal watches the Victory Day parade. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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Russian servicemen march during the Victory Day parade in Moscow. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Russian servicemen march during the Victory Day parade in Moscow. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Russian servicemen march during the Victory Day parade in Moscow. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin
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Veterans attend the Victory Day celebrations in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Veterans attend the Victory Day celebrations in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Veterans attend the Victory Day celebrations in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu salutes as he takes part in the Victory Day parade in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu salutes as he takes part in the Victory Day parade in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu salutes as he takes part in the Victory Day parade in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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Russian servicewomen march during the Victory Day parade in Moscow. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Russian servicewomen march during the Victory Day parade in Moscow. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Russian servicewomen march during the Victory Day parade in Moscow. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin
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Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Serbian counterpart Aleksandar Vucic attend the Immortal Regiment march in Moscow. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Serbian counterpart Aleksandar Vucic attend the Immortal Regiment march in Moscow. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Serbian counterpart Aleksandar Vucic attend the Immortal Regiment march in Moscow. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin
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Russian servicemen attend the Victory Day parade in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Russian servicemen attend the Victory Day parade in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Russian servicemen attend the Victory Day parade in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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People attend the Victory Day celebrations in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

People attend the Victory Day celebrations in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

People attend the Victory Day celebrations in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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People hold flags and pictures of World War Two soldiers as they take part in the Immortal Regiment march in Moscow. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

People hold flags and pictures of World War Two soldiers as they take part in the Immortal Regiment march in Moscow. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

People hold flags and pictures of World War Two soldiers as they take part in the Immortal Regiment march in Moscow. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin
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Russian jets fly in formation during the Victory Day parade at Red Square in Moscow. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Russian jets fly in formation during the Victory Day parade at Red Square in Moscow. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Russian jets fly in formation during the Victory Day parade at Red Square in Moscow. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin
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People attend the Victory Day parade in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

People attend the Victory Day parade in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

People attend the Victory Day parade in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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Russian servicemen drive military vehicles during the Victory Day parade in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Russian servicemen drive military vehicles during the Victory Day parade in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Russian servicemen drive military vehicles during the Victory Day parade in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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A veteran attends the Victory Day parade in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A veteran attends the Victory Day parade in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A veteran attends the Victory Day parade in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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Russian servicemen drive S-400 missile air defence systems during the Victory Day parade in Moscow. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Russian servicemen drive S-400 missile air defence systems during the Victory Day parade in Moscow. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Russian servicemen drive S-400 missile air defence systems during the Victory Day parade in Moscow. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin
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A veteran receives a red rose from a girl during the Victory Day celebrations in Moscow. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

A veteran receives a red rose from a girl during the Victory Day celebrations in Moscow. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

A veteran receives a red rose from a girl during the Victory Day celebrations in Moscow. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin
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Russian servicemen drive tanks during the Victory Day parade in Moscow. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Russian servicemen drive tanks during the Victory Day parade in Moscow. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Russian servicemen drive tanks during the Victory Day parade in Moscow. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin
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A veteran attends the Victory Day celebrations in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A veteran attends the Victory Day celebrations in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A veteran attends the Victory Day celebrations in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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Members of Yunarmiya youth military organization march during the Victory Day parade in Moscow. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Members of Yunarmiya youth military organization march during the Victory Day parade in Moscow. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Members of Yunarmiya youth military organization march during the Victory Day parade in Moscow. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin
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Russian Air Force Su-25 jets smoke in the colors of the national flag above the monument to Minin and Pozharsky and St. Basil's Cathedral in Moscow. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Russian Air Force Su-25 jets smoke in the colors of the national flag above the monument to Minin and Pozharsky and St. Basil's Cathedral in Moscow. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Russian Air Force Su-25 jets smoke in the colors of the national flag above the monument to Minin and Pozharsky and St. Basil's Cathedral in Moscow. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin
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A veteran attends the Victory Day parade in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A veteran attends the Victory Day parade in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A veteran attends the Victory Day parade in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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Russian servicemen attend the Victory Day parade in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Russian servicemen attend the Victory Day parade in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Russian servicemen attend the Victory Day parade in Moscow. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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Snipers take up a position prior to the Victory Day parade in Moscow. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Snipers take up a position prior to the Victory Day parade in Moscow. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Snipers take up a position prior to the Victory Day parade in Moscow. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin
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Fireworks explode over the statue Motherland Calls, a World War Two memorial located on the top of Mamayev Kurgan hill, during a light and laser show in Volgograd, Russia May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva

Fireworks explode over the statue Motherland Calls, a World War Two memorial located on the top of Mamayev Kurgan hill, during a light and laser show in Volgograd, Russia May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva

Fireworks explode over the statue Motherland Calls, a World War Two memorial located on the top of Mamayev Kurgan hill, during a light and laser show in Volgograd, Russia May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva
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