Dmitri Lovetsky, Associated Press
People look at fireworks with the Russian tall ship Mir illuminated in the background, on the Neva River in St. Petersburg, Russia, early Saturday. The ship participated in festivities marking school graduation. Graduation ceremonies are held all over Russia now as students of elementary and high schools and military academies complete their education.

People look at fireworks with the Russian tall ship Mir illuminated in the background, on the Neva River in St. Petersburg, Russia, early Saturday. The ship participated in festivities marking school graduation. Graduation ceremonies are held all over Russia now as students of elementary and high schools and military academies complete their education.