Day: May 10, 2020

Putin Marks Victory Day Amid Pandemic With Muted Celebration

MOSCOW—Russian President Vladimir Putin held a watered-down celebration of the Soviet defeat of Nazi Germany, with the coronavirus pandemic denying him what experienced been slated to be an extravagant exhibit of Russia’s armed service may.

Mr. Putin instead sought to unite the country all-around its most revered collective memory by means of uplifting phrases and consoling gestures.

“We…

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