Millions of Russians across the country took to the streets as part of the Immortal Regiment marches to commemorate the 74th anniversary of the official capitulation of Nazi Germany to the Soviet forces in 1945 in the Great Patriotic War (World War II).
Some 40,000 people in Vladivostok were the first in Russia to honour those who fought against fascism.
In Ekaterinburg, nearly 130,000... Еще atteendees commemorated the Victory Day.
Crimea's Sevastopol marked not only the 74th anniversary of Victory Day, but also the 75th anniversary of the city's liberation from the Nazis.
Volgograd saw more than 60,000 people march through the streets with portraits of the war participants.
One of Russia's largest Immortal Regiment marches took place in St. Petersburg, where the organisers estimated that some 1,180,000 people marched through the city.
Dozens of cities throughout Russia and around the world are holding marches celebrating the 74th Victory Day, marking the Soviet victory over Nazi Germany in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945.