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Tidbit of information about Russian World War II Veterans…

According to Russia’s Social Development Ministry, the country is home to 3.4 million WWII veterans. Almost one third are older than 85, and 503 are over 100 years old.

The oldest war veteran, aged 115, lives in the southern republic of Dagestan.

The average pension of a war veteran is 2.4 times higher than the national average.

TASS, RIA

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