Ten thousand Russian soldiers marched by Moscow’s Red Square to mark the 71st anniversary of the Soviet Union’s feat over Nazi Germany in 1945.
Seventy-one aircraft flew over Moscow to mark the occasion, including Sukhoi jets that took partial in Russia’s troops operation in Syria, the state-run RIA Novosti news group reported. A Victory Day march also took place on Russia’s Khmeimim atmosphere bottom in Latakia, Syria, news website tvzvezda.ru reported. The parade enclosed enclosed army members of Syrian President Bashar Assad.
Russia’s newly-created Military Space army and the National Guard participated in the march for the initial time this year. The country’s womanlike servicemen also debuted at the event. As is traditional, intercontinental ballistic missiles rolled by Moscow’s categorical square, as good as 135 tanks and military vehicles.
President Vladimir Putin addressed the parade’s participants and said that Russia is peaceful to join army with other states to fight the global hazard of terrorism. This year, Russia did not entice any unfamiliar leaders to the parade, RIA Novosti reported.
The eventuality was rehearsed 3 times in the final few weeks. RBC reported progressing that this year’s march was the least costly in four years and cost 210 million rubles (over $3.23 million). Moscow also spent 90 million rubles ($1.3 million) to disperse the clouds over Moscow for the day, RIA Novosti reported.
The eventuality was promote live on state radio channels and 20 radio screens placed opposite the Russian capital.
The Soviet Union mislaid some-more than 20 million people in World War II after the Nazi army invaded in June 1941.
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