Bangalore, May 10: In Ukraine's east, where pro-Russia insurgents have seized government buildings and fought with Ukrainian forces, fatal fighting broke out in the city of Mariupol. The country's Interior Minister said around 20 "terrorists" and one policeman were killed.
Meanwhile, about 30,000 people walked in central streets of St Petersburg in Russia in a march named 'Immortal regiment' while carrying portraits their relatives who fought in World War Two.
Victory Day, marking the defeat of Nazi Germany, is Russia's most important secular holiday , celebrated on May 9.
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Merkel meets French President
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the President of France, Francois Hollande pose for the media during a visit to the baltic sea island of Ruegen, northern Germany.
Pro-Russia insurgents seize govt buildings
People gather around a Ukrainian government forces armored personal carrier seized by pro-Russia insurgents during fighting in Mariupol, eastern Ukraine.
Russia celebrates Victory Day
Local residents carry portraits of their ancestors, participants in World War Two as they celebrate Victory Day in St.Petersburg, Russia.
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Shelly-Ann Fraser-Price, center, of Jamaica wins the women's 100m at the IAAF Diamond League in the Qatari capital Doha.
Imran Khan rally in Islamabad, Pakistan
Supporters of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf headed by Pakistan's former test cricketer Imran Khan rally in Islamabad, Pakistan, Friday, May 9, 2014. Khan announced a big rally near the Parliament on May 11 against alleged rigging in last year's elections.
Rafael Nadal from Spain returns the ball during a Madrid Open tennis tournament
Rafael Nadal from Spain returns the ball during a Madrid Open tennis tournament match against Tomas Berdych from Czech Republic in Madrid, Spain, Friday, May 9, 2014.
Fireworks explode over the city as it commemorates Victory Day
Fireworks explode over the city as it commemorates Victory Day, the 69th anniversary of the defeat of Nazi Germany, in Moscow Friday, May 9, 2014.
Actress Jessica Alba accepts her Mother of the Year award
Actress Jessica Alba accepts her Mother of the Year award as her husband Cash Warren, right, and their daughters Honor Marie, left, and Haven Garner look on at the 85th Helping Hand of Los Angeles Mother's Day Luncheon, Friday, May 9, 2014 in Beverly Hills, Calif.
The Godzilla character celebrates its 50th anniversary
The Godzilla character celebrates its 50th anniversary with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame next to the Grauman's Chinese Theatre, now TCL ChineseTheatre, along Hollywood Boulevard, in Los Angeles. Godzilla debuted in Japan in the 1954 film "Gojira" but has proven to be just as big of a hitmaker in the United States.