Day of Memory and Sorrow marked in St. Petersburg, Russia-Xinhua

Day of Memory and Sorrow marked in St. Petersburg, Russia

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2022-06-23 07:27:09

Candles are lit during an event marking Russia's Day of Memory and Sorrow in St. Petersburg, Russia, June 21, 2022. On June 22, 1941, the Nazi Germany attacked the Soviet Union and the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945 thus began. The day is marked by Russians as the Day of Memory and Sorrow. (Photo by Irina Motina/Xinhua)

Candles are lit during an event marking Russia's Day of Memory and Sorrow in St. Petersburg, Russia, June 21, 2022. On June 22, 1941, the Nazi Germany attacked the Soviet Union and the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945 thus began. The day is marked by Russians as the Day of Memory and Sorrow. (Photo by Irina Motina/Xinhua)

People light candles during an event marking Russia's Day of Memory and Sorrow in St. Petersburg, Russia, June 21, 2022. On June 22, 1941, the Nazi Germany attacked the Soviet Union and the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945 thus began. The day is marked by Russians as the Day of Memory and Sorrow. (Photo by Irina Motina/Xinhua)

People light candles during an event marking Russia's Day of Memory and Sorrow in St. Petersburg, Russia, June 21, 2022. On June 22, 1941, the Nazi Germany attacked the Soviet Union and the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945 thus began. The day is marked by Russians as the Day of Memory and Sorrow. (Photo by Irina Motina/Xinhua)