Russian WW2 veteran, 100, calls for peace on Victory Day

World War Two veteran Nikolay Bagayev, 100, attends a meeting in a cafe with other veterans in Korolyov, north of Moscow, Russia May 8, 2019. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Centenarian World War Two veteran Nikolay Bagayev will be among Russians across the country commemorating the anniversary of the war’s end on Thursday. He told his story to his granddaughter, Reuters Moscow bureau reporter Olesya Astakhova. “A starving peace is better than a well-fed war,” says 100-year-old decorated World War Two veteran […]

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