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FILE - A Russian soldier guards an area at the Alley of Glory exploits of the heroes - natives of the Kherson region, who took part in the liberation of the region from the Nazi invaders in Kherson, Kherson region, south Ukraine, May 20, 2022, with a replica of the Victory banner marking the 77th anniversary of the end of World War II right in the background. The Kherson region has been under control of the Russian forces since the early days of the Russian military action in Ukraine. Three months after it invaded Ukraine hoping to overtake the country in a blitz, Russia has bogged down in what increasingly looks like a war of attrition with no end in sight. This photo was taken during a trip organized by the Russian Ministry of Defense. (AP Photo, File)

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FILE - In this Sept. 7, 1945, file photo, makeshift housing built from galvanized iron roofing of burned buildings stand amid destruction and rubble in Tokyo. U.S. bombings of more than 60 Japanese cities from January 1944 to August 1945 killed an estimated 333,000 people, including the victims of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bombings. Katsumoto Saotome, a Japanese writer who gathered the accounts of survivors of the U.S. firebombing of Tokyo in World War II to raise awareness of the massive civilian deaths and the importance of peace, has died. He was 90. (AP Photo/Frank Filan, File)

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A sculpture of Ukrainian woman holding a Soviet-era red flag is seen during celebration of the 77th anniversary of the end of World War II in Mariupol, in territory under the government of the Donetsk People's Republic, eastern Ukraine, Monday, May 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Alexei Alexandrov)

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People hold a picture of Russian President Vladimir Putin and a letter Z, during the Victory Day ceremony in Belgrade, Serbia, Monday, May 9, 2022. People marking the 77th anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany in WWII. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)