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    Russia's Oldest Paratrooper, WWII Veteran Skydives Aged 91

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    A 91-year-old Russian WWII veteran parachuted to mark the upcoming Victory Day.

    Seventeen-year-old Pavel Kletnev defended a blockaded Leningrad (now Saint Petersburg) during the Soviet Union’s Great Patriotic War. He was awarded the medals For the Defense of Leningrad, For the Capture of Vienna and For the Victory Over Germany in the Great Patriotic War 1941-1945. He resumed parachuting in 2012.  


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