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Victory Day

Victory Day is a holiday that commemorates the capitulation of Nazi Germany to the Soviet Union at the end ofSecond World War, known in the Soviet Union as the Great Patriotic War. It was first inaugurated in the 16[1] republics of the Soviet Union, following the signing of the surrender document late in the evening on 8 May 1945 (after midnight, thus on 9 May Moscow Time). The Soviet government announced the victory early on 9 May after the signing ceremony in Berlin.

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