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After long eschewing marriage, Pyotr Kolyadin and Tatyana Neustroyeva wed in April in St. Petersburg, Russia. It's "sort of like an anchor that you throw forward and maybe somehow it will pull you out," Pyotr says. Tatyana Neustroyeva hide caption

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These Russian couples didn't plan to get married. The Ukraine war changed their minds

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Vitali Klitschko, the mayor of Ukraine's capital, Kyiv, ordered the removal of a Soviet monument in April, after Russia launched its invasion of Ukraine. The monument was erected in 1982 as a symbol of unification and friendship between Ukraine and Russia under the Soviet government. Officials have also ordered some streets linked to Russia to be renamed. Sergei Chuzavkov/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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Alphabet, 1927. Private Collection. Fine Art Images/Heritage Images/Getty Images hide caption

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