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Latvia: Thousands celebrate V-Day in Riga with floral tributes to Red Army01:22

Latvia: Thousands celebrate V-Day in Riga with floral tributes to Red Army

Latvia, Riga
May 9, 2015 at 13:25 GMT +00:00 · Published

Thousands of residents in Riga gathered at the Victory Memorial to Soviet Army, Saturday, to commemorate the Soviet victory over the Nazis in WWII.

People laid flowers and wreaths at the foot of the memorial, and some brought photographs of their loved ones who had fought in the war. Many veterans turned up to pay tribute to their companions who lost their lives in the war. The crowds thanked the veterans, giving them flowers as a gesture of their gratefulness.

Latvia: Thousands celebrate V-Day in Riga with floral tributes to Red Army01:22
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Thousands of residents in Riga gathered at the Victory Memorial to Soviet Army, Saturday, to commemorate the Soviet victory over the Nazis in WWII.

People laid flowers and wreaths at the foot of the memorial, and some brought photographs of their loved ones who had fought in the war. Many veterans turned up to pay tribute to their companions who lost their lives in the war. The crowds thanked the veterans, giving them flowers as a gesture of their gratefulness.

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