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Monument to Russian, Soviet soldiers unveiled in Ljubljana

Ljubljana, 30 July - By laying wreaths, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Slovenia's Borut Pahor officially inaugurated on Saturday a monument to Russian and Soviet soldiers who perished in Slovenia during both world wars, in what has been described as the first monument of its kind outside of Russia.

Ljubljana
Slovenian President Borut Pahor and Russia's Vladimir Putin lays a wreath at the monument to Russian and Soviet troops killed in Slovenia during both world wars.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Ljubljana
President Borut Pahor lays a wreath at the monument to Russian and Soviet troops killed in Slovenia during both world wars.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Ljubljana
President Borut Pahor lays a wreath at the monument to Russian and Soviet troops killed in Slovenia during both world wars.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Ljubljana
The monument to Russian and Soviet troops killed in Slovenia during both world wars.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Ljubljana
The monument to Russian and Soviet troops killed in Slovenia during both world wars.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

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