Mississippi joins in marking Armistice Day as Russia-Ukraine war rages

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rssfeeds.clarionledger.com – Mississippi – 2022-11-11 16:11:00

BRUSSELS (AP) — Across the world on Friday, nations — including states within the United States such as Mississippi — paid respect with moments of silence and solemn ceremonies for their fallen soldiers in World War I and ever since on an Armistice Day pierced by the rumblings of Russia’s war in Ukraine that showed again that peace is all too often elusive.

On the continent that already spawned two world wars in little over a century, casualties since Russia invaded Ukraine on Feb. 24 are estimated at around 200,000 and gave any of Friday’s reminiscences about the horrors of wars past…

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