A man and a child lay flowers at the Motherland monument at Piskaryovskoye Memorial Cemetery to commemorate the blockade victims on the day of the 76th anniversary of the complete breaking of the Nazi siege of Leningrad during the Great Patriotic War, in St. Petersburg, Russia. The Russian city of St. Petersburg, then called Leningrad, marks the 76th anniversary of the end of the devastating World War Two siege by Nazi forces that lasted 872 days until the Soviet Army drove the Nazis away on January 27, 1944.
|Categories:||Unrest, Conflicts & War|
|Feature:||Russia Leningrad Siege Anniversary|
|Location:||St. Petersburg, Russia|
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