Victory Day/9 мая

To all WW2 veterans and RogueMoney readers in Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Kazahkstan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia and the nations of Europe -- congratulations on this 71st anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany! - JWS

Americans, Russians and Germans re-enact  the famous meeting of U.S. and USSR troops at the Elbe River town of Torgau on the 70th anniversary in 2015.

Above: a march in commemoration of the 'Immortal Regiment' by the White House in Washington D.C. -- Russians and Russian-Americans holding portraits of their relatives and loved ones who fought in WWII. Below, a similar event on May 7, 2016 in Seattle:

Below is the May 9, 2016 Red Square broadcast via satellite TV and the web in Russian: