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Crisis in Ukraine - Sevatopol defense monument ...epa04142977 Crimean schoolchildren dressed as Soviet navy servicemen perform the change of the honor guard ceremony at the Memorial to the Heroes of the defense of Sevastopol 1941-1942 in Sevastopol, Crimea, 27 March 2014. It was the first change of guards since the beginning of the unrest in Ukraine. The monument's eternal flame was lit in honor of Russian soldiers who died defending the city against the Nazis.  EPA/SERGEI ILNITSKY

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Crimean schoolchildren dressed as Soviet navy servicemen perform the change of the honor guard ceremony at the Memorial to the Heroes of the defense of Sevastopol 1941-1942 in Sevastopol, Crimea. It was the first change of guards since the beginning of the unrest in Ukraine. The monument’s eternal flame was lit in honor of Russian soldiers who died defending the city against the Nazis. Read more

A customized Soviet-era Volga GAZ-21 vintage car covered by artificial grass, advertising for a dairy store, is seen on a parking lot in St. Petersburg, October 17, 2013.

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A customised Soviet-era Volga GAZ-21 vintage car covered by artificial grass, advertising for a dairy store, is seen on a parking lot in St Petersburg.