A performance in memory of people who perished during the Nazi German and Finnish Siege of Leningrad (St. Petersburg)

Children wearing as children of Leningrad Siege ages carry candles in St.Petersburg, Russia, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015 during a performance in memory of people who perished during the Nazi German and Finnish Siege of Leningrad, now St.Petersburg, during a public action marking the 71st anniversary of the battle that broke the siege. The Nazi German and Finnish siege and blockade of Leningrad was broken on Jan. 18, 1943 but finally lifted Jan. 27, 1944. More than 1 million people perished during the 900-day siege. Source: AP

All rights reserved by Rossiyskaya Gazeta.