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People put flowers in memory of the Leningrad Siege victims

People walk to the Motherland monument to put flowers at the Piskaryovskoye Cemetery where most of the Leningrad Siege victims were buried during World War II, in St.Petersburg, on Jan. 26, 2014. People gather to mark the 70th anniversary of the battle that lifted the Siege of Leningrad. The Nazi German and Finnish siege and blockade of Leningrad, now known as St. Petersburg, was broken on Jan. 18, 1943 but finally lifted on Jan. 27, 1944. More than 1 million people perished during the 900-day siege. Source: AP Photo / Dmitry Lovetsky
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26 January, 2014
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