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1. Make Not War Art

"In connection with the incident, the State Hermitage was forced to apply to the prosecutor's office of St. Petersburg with a statement to conduct a prosecutor's check and assess the actions of a citizen for possible violations of the legislation of the Russian Federation, including in terms of public insult to the memory of the Defenders of the Fatherland.”

– Press Service of the St. Petersburg Hermitage, announcing it would be reviewing an artist’s behavior for potentially insulting the veterans of the Patriotic War of 1812.
Tags: veterans, legislation, patriotic war of 1812, military, painting, artwork, hermitage
2. Ninety-Four Years Young

Daily stretching and exercise are the secrets to a long and healthy life—and lots of gold badges. 

Tags: veterans, elderly, soviet, awards, exercise, health
3. Victory Over the Past

Russia remembers the War and recovers from an air tragedy. 

Tags: fire, tank, veterans, great patriotic war
4. Painting Veterans

Artist Sasha Sokolova has undertaken a personal, artistic and cultural project to document the daily life of Russia’s remaining war veterans.

Tags: veterans, art, world war ii
By Sasha Sokolova
5. Veteran Lives

The daily lives of World War II veterans is the subject of a new art project that brings these heroes’ stories and visages front and center.

Tags: photography, wwii, veterans
6. Baby bears, cats in debt, and other fuzzy victories

Victory Day, marking the 71st anniversary of the end of WWII, was celebrated this Monday. Here are the ups, downs, and nonsequiturs of the occasion.

Tags: Victory Day, military, veterans, putin, parade, bear, cat, duma
By Alice E.M. Underwood
7. Questions of Life and Death

On Victory Day, Russian photographers Mikhail Mordasov and Ignat Kozlov captured images of World War II veterans and young Russians who are the same age as the veterans were when they went off to fight in the war. They asked each of their subjects two questions: "What should one live for?" and "What should one be willing to die for?"

Tags: world war ii, photography, veterans
By Mordasov and Kozlov

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