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Bulgaria: Sofia celebrates Victory Day - 70 years after Nazis defeated01:43

Bulgaria: Sofia celebrates Victory Day - 70 years after Nazis defeated

Bulgaria, Sofia
May 9, 2015 at 13:01 GMT +00:00 · Published

War veterans, supporters of the Bulgarian Socialist Party, diplomats and civilians gathered at the Monument of the Soviet Army in Sofia on Saturday to commemorate Victory Day, the 70th anniversary of the defeat of the Nazis.

The flame of Victory was formally lit in front of the memorial, while many veterans and families laid wreathes of flowers, before dozens of white balloons and doves were released into the sky.

Bulgaria: Sofia celebrates Victory Day - 70 years after Nazis defeated01:43
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War veterans, supporters of the Bulgarian Socialist Party, diplomats and civilians gathered at the Monument of the Soviet Army in Sofia on Saturday to commemorate Victory Day, the 70th anniversary of the defeat of the Nazis.

The flame of Victory was formally lit in front of the memorial, while many veterans and families laid wreathes of flowers, before dozens of white balloons and doves were released into the sky.

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