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In Putin’s Russia, Victory Day is no longer about 1945

9 May 2024

9:21 PM

9 May 2024

9:21 PM

Stepping out onto Red Square for today’s Victory Day parade in Moscow, it was clear to see that Vladimir Putin was in a good mood. Arms swinging with almost comic vigour as he walked, he sat down in the stands above Lenin’s mausoleum with a smug smile on his face.

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