On these images you can see the veterans who managed to survive the war and live up to these days. They have been searched all around Russia and former Soviet republics. Most of them are 80-90 years old, some are already 100+. Look at their “then and now” photos.
On the picture above: Valentina, 94, Kiev.
Guvanch, Ashgabat, Turkmenia.
Boris Runov, 89, Moscow.
Uzokboy Akhraev, 90, Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
Holik Koyazhev, 91, Dushanbe, Tajikistan.
Abla Begaliev, 91, Arashan, Kirghizia.
Rozalia Abgaryan, 91, Yerevan, Armenia.
Justavlet Tasybaev, 90, Talgar, Kazakhstan.
Georgi Gozalishvili, 88, Tbilisi, Georgia.
Georgi Parul, 89, lives in Kishinev, Moldavia.
Julius Deksnis, 88, Vilnius, Lithuania.
Fricis Ceplis, 98, Riga, Latvia.
Karl Ramus, 92, Tallinn, Estonia.
Allahverdi Aliyev, 102, Baku, Azerbaijan.
Nikolay Mazanik, 92, Minsk, Belarus.