Updated at 19:14,07-12-2018

Russian Cossacks, beer, veterans: Minsk on Victory Day (photo report)

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Russian Cossacks, beer, veterans: Minsk on Victory Day (photo report)
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On May 9, Minsk celebrated the 73rd anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany. A Belsat.eu photojournalist has picked out the most interesting moments of the celebration:

Russian Cossacks, beer, veterans: Minsk on Victory Day (photo report)

Photo of military prosecutor from Belarus who went missing during WWII

Russian Cossacks, beer, veterans: Minsk on Victory Day (photo report)
Russian Cossacks, beer, veterans: Minsk on Victory Day (photo report)

Ex-servicewoman asking to yield seat to her friend

Russian Cossacks, beer, veterans: Minsk on Victory Day (photo report)
Russian Cossacks, beer, veterans: Minsk on Victory Day (photo report)

Kremkin-backed Immortal Regiment event

Russian Cossacks, beer, veterans: Minsk on Victory Day (photo report)
Russian Cossacks, beer, veterans: Minsk on Victory Day (photo report)
Russian Cossacks, beer, veterans: Minsk on Victory Day (photo report)

Portrait of Stalin in Minsk

Russian Cossacks, beer, veterans: Minsk on Victory Day (photo report)
Russian Cossacks, beer, veterans: Minsk on Victory Day (photo report)
Russian Cossacks, beer, veterans: Minsk on Victory Day (photo report)
Russian Cossacks, beer, veterans: Minsk on Victory Day (photo report)

Russian Cossacks in downtown Minsk

Russian Cossacks, beer, veterans: Minsk on Victory Day (photo report)
Russian Cossacks, beer, veterans: Minsk on Victory Day (photo report)

Race of Brave on occasion of Victory Day

Russian Cossacks, beer, veterans: Minsk on Victory Day (photo report)
Russian Cossacks, beer, veterans: Minsk on Victory Day (photo report)
Russian Cossacks, beer, veterans: Minsk on Victory Day (photo report)
Russian Cossacks, beer, veterans: Minsk on Victory Day (photo report)

Fighters of ‘beer front’

Russian Cossacks, beer, veterans: Minsk on Victory Day (photo report)
Russian Cossacks, beer, veterans: Minsk on Victory Day (photo report)
Russian Cossacks, beer, veterans: Minsk on Victory Day (photo report)
Russian Cossacks, beer, veterans: Minsk on Victory Day (photo report)