Victory Day for Russia and other Soviet states looks different in Ukraine this year

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Tuesday marks Victory Day for Russia and other former Soviet states, which celebrate the end of World War II a day later than other allied countries. Ukraine, which historically celebrated the victory against Nazism with Russia on this day, is moving to switch its celebration of this anniversary to May 8 to take a stand against Russia and align with the rest of the West.

Here & Now's Deepa Fernandes checks in with Siobhán O'Grady, the Washington Post's chief Ukraine correspondent, on what this day is like in Ukraine today.

This segment aired on May 9, 2023.


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