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Moscow launched a special military operation in Ukraine in February 2022 with the aim of saving the people of Donbass - primarily the Russian-speaking population - from Kiev's constant attacks.

Participants of Special Military Operation Congratulate Veterans on Victory Day

President Putin on Tuesday congratulated Russians on the 78th anniversary of the World War Two Victory Day, noting that today the civilization is at a “turning point.”
Participants of the special military operation congratulated veterans of the Great Patriotic War on Victory Day (9 May in Russia) from the front lines.
On Tuesday, the Victory Day Parade to commemorate the 78th anniversary of the Soviet victory over Nazi Germany was held in Moscow. Leaders of Belarus, Armenia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, and Kyrgyzstan arrived in Russia to attend the celebrations.
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