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AP Week in Pictures, Europe and Africa

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a wreath laying commemoration ceremony at the Piskaryovskoye Cemetery where most of the Leningrad Siege victims were buried during World War II, in St.Petersburg, Russia, Thursday, Jan. 27, 2022. People gathered to mark the 78th anniversary of the battle that lifted the Siege of Leningrad. The Nazi German and Finnish siege and blockade of Leningrad, now known as St. Petersburg, was broken on Jan. 18, 1943 but finally lifted Jan. 27, 1944. More than 1 million people died mainly from starvation during the 900-day siege. (Alexei Nikolsky, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)

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January 27, 2022 05:32:07 AM
January 28, 2022 06:00:36 AM
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