2013 Moscow Victory Day Parade, now
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Elbe Day, April 25, 1945, was the date Soviet and American troops met at the River Elbe, near Torgau in Germany, marking an important step toward the end of World War II in Europe.
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Russian Red Army in Berlin on May 9, 1945
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Aurora at Syktyvkar, 04/25