A Russian World War II veteran and a Chinese businessman drink a toast to mark the upcoming Victory Day in a Chinese restaurant in Vladivostok, Russia's Far Eastern port about 5,750 miles east of Moscow. Russia celebrates the anniversary of the Allied victory over Nazi Germany on May 9.
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