Country’s across Europe are marking the 72nd anniversary of the end of the Second World War in Europe.
In the Czech Republic Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka laid a wreath at the Vitkov National Memorial in Prague.
In the Polish capital Warsaw a sombre ceremony marked the occasion.
Poland suffered heavily during the war and the subsequent Cold War.
The memorial to the heroes of the Ghetto in Warsaw. pic.twitter.com/KixBdtc6Pq— Fr Philip Corbett (@pusieana) October 27, 2016
As many as six million Poles died during World War Two.