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Russian car rally marking end of World War II pays homage to Soviet troops fallen in Poland

  • Members of Russian “Road of Glory” car rally that drives through eastern Europe to mark 70th anniversary of Soviet victory over Nazi Germany arrive to lay flowers at the monument to Red Army soldiers killed in 1945 in the fights for Warsaw, at the Red Army cemetery and memorial in Warsaw, Poland, Wednesday, April 22, 2015. Some 50 Russian and Byelorussian drivers are traveling peacefully through Poland, on a journey from Moscow to Torgau, in Germany, where the Soviet and the Allied troops met in April 1945, shortly before defeating the Germans and ending World War II. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)

    Members of Russian “Road of Glory” car rally that drives through eastern Europe to mark 70th anniversary of Soviet victory over Nazi Germany arrive to lay flowers at the monument to Red Army soldiers killed in 1945 in the fights for Warsaw, at the Red Army cemetery and memorial in Warsaw, Poland, Wednesday, April 22, 2015. Some 50 Russian and Byelorussian drivers are traveling peacefully through Poland, on a journey from Moscow to Torgau, in Germany, where the Soviet and the Allied troops met in April 1945, shortly before defeating the Germans and ending World War II. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)  (The Associated Press)

  • Members of the Russian “Road of Glory” car rally that drives through eastern Europe to mark 70th anniversary of Soviet victory over Nazi Germany leave after laying flowers at the monument to Red Army soldiers killed in 1945 in the fights for Warsaw, at the Red Army cemetery and memorial in Warsaw, Poland, Wednesday, April 22, 2015. Some 50 Russian and Byelorussian drivers are traveling peacefully through Poland, on a journey from Moscow to Torgau, in Germany, where the Soviet and the Allied troops met in April 1945, shortly before defeating the Germans and ending World War II. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)

    Members of the Russian “Road of Glory” car rally that drives through eastern Europe to mark 70th anniversary of Soviet victory over Nazi Germany leave after laying flowers at the monument to Red Army soldiers killed in 1945 in the fights for Warsaw, at the Red Army cemetery and memorial in Warsaw, Poland, Wednesday, April 22, 2015. Some 50 Russian and Byelorussian drivers are traveling peacefully through Poland, on a journey from Moscow to Torgau, in Germany, where the Soviet and the Allied troops met in April 1945, shortly before defeating the Germans and ending World War II. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)  (The Associated Press)

  • Members of Russian “Road of Glory” car rally that drives through eastern Europe to mark 70th anniversary of Soviet victory over Nazi Germany lay flowers at the monument to Red Army soldiers killed in 1945 in the fights for Warsaw, at the Red Army cemetery and memorial in Warsaw, Poland, Wednesday, April 22, 2015. Some 50 Russian and Byelorussian drivers are traveling peacefully through Poland, on a journey from Moscow to Torgau, in Germany, where the Soviet and the Allied troops met in April 1945, shortly before defeating the Germans and ending World War II. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)

    Members of Russian “Road of Glory” car rally that drives through eastern Europe to mark 70th anniversary of Soviet victory over Nazi Germany lay flowers at the monument to Red Army soldiers killed in 1945 in the fights for Warsaw, at the Red Army cemetery and memorial in Warsaw, Poland, Wednesday, April 22, 2015. Some 50 Russian and Byelorussian drivers are traveling peacefully through Poland, on a journey from Moscow to Torgau, in Germany, where the Soviet and the Allied troops met in April 1945, shortly before defeating the Germans and ending World War II. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)  (The Associated Press)

Some 50 members of the Russian "Road of Glory" car rally marking Soviet victory over the Nazis 70 years ago have honored Soviet soldiers who fell in combat in Warsaw in 1945.

Flying national flags and wearing dark uniforms, the Russian and Belarusian drivers are passing through Poland on a journey from Moscow to Torgau, Germany, where Soviet, British and U.S. troops met in April 1945, shortly before the surrender of Nazi Germany.

The group stopped Wednesday morning at the Red Army cemetery, in a park in Warsaw. They said prayers, laid wreaths and red carnations and resumed their journey.

They will be followed next week by a group of Russian bikers, including the pro-Kremlin "Night Wolves," whose ride is seen by some Poles as a provocation.