In Pictures

Tsvetana Pironkova of Bulgaria in action against Sara Errani of Italy​ during their women`s single first round match at the French Open tennis tournament at Roland Garros in Paris, France, May 23, 2016

Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) receives a trophy from Night Hockey League President Alexander Yakushev (R) after a gala match of the Night Hockey League tournament at the Bolshoi Ice Arena in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia, May 10, 2016.

A detail of the grave of US-born Israeli soldier Michael Ladin in the Mount Herzl Military Cemetery in Jerusalem. Ladin, who died at 22 in fighting in the Second Lebanon War in Aug 2006, emigrated from the US to Israeli without having a family.

Vegans and vegetarians protested in Bulgaria's capital Sofia on May 08, 2016, under the slogan: "Meat is Murder".

A handout picture provided by the Turkish President Press Office shows Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R) and Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu (L) drive train before opening ceremony of EXPO Antalya 2016, in Antalya, Turkey, April 22, 2016.

Cruise ship Adonia, from the new Carnival`s Fathom line, arrives in Havana, Cuba, May 02, 2016. Ship Adonia, with a capacity of 704 passengers, is the first American cruise line to make a voyage to Cuba in about 50 years.

Turtle ships called `Geobukseon` are being floated down Cheonggye stream as part of the Geobukseon Festival in Seoul, South Korea, April 26, 2016.


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Moscow Parade Marks 71 Years of Soviet Victory in WWII

1 of 24 | May 9, 2016, Monday // 17:33 EPA/BGNES

Heavy Su-27 and light MIG-29 Russian combat fighter planes release flares as a salute while flying over Red Square during a military parade in Moscow, Russia, 09 May 2016.

A military parade marking the 71st anniversary of the Soviet victory over Nazi Germany in World War II took place in Moscow on May 9.

About 10,000 military personnel marched in the Red Square.

Columns of tanks and armoured vehicles followed the troops. The parade also included air defence missiles as well as RS-24 Yars mobile intercontinental ballistic missile.

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