Survivors return to Auschwitz on the 70th anniversary of liberation

Photo gallery: Moving portraits of leaders and survivors gathered in Poland

Leaders from Europe and beyond gathered in Poland with some 300 survivors to mourn and commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Nazi death camp’s liberation by Soviet troops. Below, we’ve gathered some of the most moving shots from an emotional day.

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