German Chancellor Angela Merkel standing next to Russia's President Vladimir Putin
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Moscow: Chancellor Angela Merkel attends WWII ceremony

German Chancellor Angela Merkel attended a ceremony in Moscow on Sunday to commemorate Russians killed during World War Two.

However, she and other leaders declined invitations to a military parade in Red Square on Saturday.

Mrs Merkel said that relations between Russia and the West suffered a serious setback because of the conflict in eastern Ukraine.

Sarah Rainsford reports.

  • 10 May 2015
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