The first cracks have appeared in the siege of Leningrad: Red Army troops from within the city embrace fellow Soviet soldiers who have broken through German encirclement, cutting a narrow corridor along southern bank of Lake Ladoga. https://t.co/Hw6DFcNpX4
@RealTimeWWII No, the men are just happy with the unfolding situation and are bonding and showing happiness. It's not uncommon in Russia even today. Men also give each other flowers at special occasions today here in Russia. Regards from Saint Petersburg (named Leningrad in 1943).