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Putin presides over slimmed down Victory Day as coronavirus cases rise

Reuters Saturday, 9 May 2020
Russia marked 75 years since the Soviet victory over Nazi Germany in World War Two on Saturday, but the coronavirus outbreak forced it to scale back celebrations seen as boosting support for President Vladimir Putin.
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