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The Remains of Russian Soldiers of WWII

In this photo taken on Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015, remains of a Soviet soldier are uncovered in a buria site l made in 1943, to be reburied in an official cemetery, near Sinyavino, 50 kms (31 miles) east of St. Petersburg, Russia. Volunteer search groups have become increasingly popular in Russia in recent years, attracting people of various ages and professions who spend their weekends and vacations digging for remains on former battlefields. They have recovered and buried the remains of thousands of Red Army soldiers. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)

Photos by Dmitri Lovetsky A group of Russian volunteers searching a river bank outside St. Petersburg found the remains of five Soviet soldiers who had died while defending the city during World War II.

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